Specimen Information

Platichthys flesus
Platichthys flesus
(European flounder)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID40077
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPlatichthys
Speciesflesus
Common NameEuropean flounder
StateOH
LocalityLake Erie
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04120200
Map
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Collection Year1984
Year AccuracyEstimated
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:10
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.A. Hensley, J.N. Taylor, and J.A. McCann.
Date:1984
Title:Distribution of exotic fishes in the continental United States.
Publisher:John Hopkins University Press
Pages:41-77
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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