Specimen Information

Lepomis megalotis
Lepomis megalotis
(Longear Sunfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID45509
GroupFishes
GenusLepomis
Speciesmegalotis
Common NameLongear Sunfish
StateVA
CountyWythe
LocalityReed Creek, New drainage
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper New
HUC8 Number05050001
Map
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Collection Year1966
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:706
Author:Jenkins, R.E., and N.M. Burkhead.
Date:1994
Title:Freshwater fishes of Virginia.
Publisher:American Fisheries Society
Pages:1079 pp
Commentsnot seen since 1961; possibly a third introduction into the New may have died out from the VA portion of the New, but persists in the WV portion
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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