Specimen Information

Anguilla rostrata
Anguilla rostrata
(American Eel)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID44424
GroupFishes
GenusAnguilla
Speciesrostrata
Common NameAmerican Eel
StateUT
CountyUtah
LocalityUtah Lake near the mouth of the Provo River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUtah Lake
HUC8 Number16020201
HUC10 NameUtah Lake
HUC10 Number1602020109
HUC12 NameUtah Lake
HUC12 Number160202010900
Map
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Collection Year1874
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:127
Author:Sigler, W.F., and R.R. Miller.
Date:1963
Title:Fishes of Utah.
Publisher:Utah Department of Fish and Game, Salt Lake City, UT.
Pages:203 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:204
Author:Popov, B.H., and J.B. Low
Date:1953
Title:Game, fur animal, and fish introductions into Utah. Misc. Publication No. 4
Publisher:Utah State Department of Fish and Game
Pages:1-85
Reference 3
Ref. Number:31634
Author:Heckmann, R.A., C.W. Thompson, and D.A. White
Date:1981
Title:Fishes of Utah Lake
Journal:Great Basin Naturalist Memoirs
Volume:5
Issue:8
Pages:107-127
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size3.3kg


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/25/2021].

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