Specimen Information

Lepisosteus platostomus
Lepisosteus platostomus
(Shortnose Gar)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID46577
GroupFishes
GenusLepisosteus
Speciesplatostomus
Common NameShortnose Gar
StateWI
CountyWinnebago
LocalityWinnebago Lake, South Asylum Bay, Winnebago County
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Winnebago
HUC8 Number04030203
HUC10 NameLake Winnebago
HUC10 Number0403020304
HUC12 NameLake Winnebago
HUC12 Number040302030401
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month9
Collection Year1962
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaycanal
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1391
Author:Priegel, G.R.
Date:1963
Title:Dispersal of the shortnose gar, Lepisosteus platostomus, into the Great Lakes drainage
Journal:Transactions of the American Fisheries Society
Volume:92
Issue:2
Pages:178
Commentsdispersal was probably from the Mississippi drainage by way of the Wisconsin River, through the canal at Portage into the Fox River of the Great Lakes drainage and eventually into Lake Winnebago.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordnation
DisposalMichigan museum
Museum Cat NumberUMMZ 179965
VerifierReeve Bailey, Univ. Michigan
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size348 mm SL


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