Specimen Information

Menidia beryllina
Menidia beryllina
(Inland Silverside)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID40307
GroupFishes
GenusMenidia
Speciesberyllina
Common NameInland Silverside
StateOK
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameArkansas-White-Red Region
HUC8 Number11000000
Map
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Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusestablished
Commentshas been stocked statewide; stopped stocking due to negative impacts on native minnows - outcompetes, eats eggs of sportfish, harasses fish on nests, now most abundant minnow in Arkansas River, almost no natives left
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/12/2020].

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