Specimen Information

Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
(Oriental Weatherfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID40730
GroupFishes
GenusMisgurnus
Speciesanguillicaudatus
Common NameOriental Weatherfish
StateOR
CountyMultnomah
LocalityBurlington Bottoms, 15 mi NW Portland, several small interconnected waterbodies that abut the Multnomah Channel of the Columbia River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Willamette
HUC8 Number17090012
Map
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Collection Month4
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Commentsfirst collection from the area; not recognized as a nonindigenous species so released.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest RecordLocale
Disposalreleased
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/14/2019].

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