Specimen Information

Anguilla rostrata
Anguilla rostrata
(American Eel)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID46576
GroupFishes
GenusAnguilla
Speciesrostrata
Common NameAmerican Eel
StateWI
CountyOutagamie
LocalityFox River at Appleton
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Fox
HUC8 Number04030204
HUC10 NamePlum Creek-Fox River
HUC10 Number0403020402
HUC12 NameGarners Creek-Fox River
HUC12 Number040302040205
Map
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Collection Year1873
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusstocked
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1776
Author:Milner, J.W.
Date:1874
Title:Report on the propagation of the shad (Alosa sapidissima) and its introduction into new waters by the U.S. Fish Commissioner in 1873.
Publisher:United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries
Pages:419-451
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/11/2019].

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