Specimen Information

Megalops atlanticus
Megalops atlanticus
(Tarpon)
Marine Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID43732
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusMegalops
Speciesatlanticus
Common NameTarpon
StateTX
CountyBexar
LocalityVictor Braunig Reservoir [SE San Antonio]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper San Antonio
HUC8 Number12100301
HUC10 NameCalaveras Creek-San Antonio River
HUC10 Number1210030103
HUC12 NameBraunig Lake-San Antonio River
HUC12 Number121003010301
Map
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Collection Year1985
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:108
Author:Howells, R.G., and G.P. Garrett
Date:1992
Title:Status of some exotic sport fishes in Texas waters.
Journal:Texas Journal of Science
Volume:44
Issue:3
Pages:317-324
Commentsstocked 1984-85
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked34


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/19/2020].

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