Specimen Information

Lepisosteus platostomus
Lepisosteus platostomus
(Shortnose Gar)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID46531
GroupFishes
GenusLepisosteus
Speciesplatostomus
Common NameShortnose Gar
StateWI
LocalityFox (HUC6) non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameFox
HUC8 Number04030200
Map
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Collection Year1963
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaycanal
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:271
Author:Becker, G.C.
Date:1983
Title:Fishes of Wisconsin.
Publisher:University of Wisconsin Press
Pages:1052 pp
Commentsfirst found in early 60s; access through the Wisconsin-Fox Canal
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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