Specimen Information

Platichthys flesus
Platichthys flesus
(European flounder)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID39761
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPlatichthys
Speciesflesus
Common NameEuropean flounder
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalityLake Erie, inner Long Point Bay, off Port Rowan
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04120200
HUC10 NameLake Erie
HUC10 Number0412020003
HUC12 NameLake Erie
HUC12 Number041202000300
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month7
Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:673
Author:Crossman, E.J.
Date:1984
Title:Introduction of exotic fishes into Canada.
Publisher:John Hopkins University Press
Pages:78-101
Reference 2
Ref. Number:459
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.P. Jennings, and J.D. Williams.
Date:1991
Title:Appendix 2: Exotic fishes
Publisher:American Fisheries Society
Pages:97-107
Reference 3
Ref. Number:20828
Author:Royal Ontario Museum.
Date:2011
Title:Royal Ontario Museum - Ichthyology Collection.
Publisher:Royal Ontario Museum.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordnation
DisposalRoyal Ontario Museum
Museum Cat NumberROM 30521
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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