Specimen Information

Oncorhynchus tshawytscha
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha
(Chinook Salmon)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID40028
GroupFishes
GenusOncorhynchus
Speciestshawytscha
Common NameChinook Salmon
StateOH
LocalityLake Erie
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid Type 
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04260000
Map
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Collection Year1933
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:2
Author:Trautman, M.B.
Date:1981
Title:The fishes of Ohio.
Publisher:Ohio State University Press
Pages:782 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:30677
Author:Trautman, M.B.
Date:1935
Title:The recent capture of a king salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) in Lake Erie. (Fisheries research report: 297)
Publisher:Michigan Department of Natural Resources
CommentsEvidence that one individual from this stocking was caught near Kingsville, Ontario in 1935.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked130000


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