Specimen Information

Morone americana
Morone americana
(White Perch)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID42183
GroupFishes
GenusMorone
Speciesamericana
Common NameWhite Perch
StatePA
CountyErie
LocalityLake Erie, 8.5 miles west of Erie, PA
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04120200
HUC10 NameLake Erie
HUC10 Number0412020003
HUC12 NameLake Erie
HUC12 Number041202000300
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month6
Collection Year1953
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaycanal
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:736
Author:Larsen, A.
Date:1954
Title:First record of the white perch (Morone americana) in Lake Erie.
Journal:Copeia
Volume:1954
Issue:2
Pages:154
Commentsfirst record for lake
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest RecordDrainage
Museum Cat NumberOSU 9322
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size178 mm SL; 216 mm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/25/2020].

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