Specimen Information

Amia calva
Amia calva
(Bowfin)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID544894
GroupFishes
GenusAmia
Speciescalva
Common NameBowfin
StateNJ
CountyMercer
LocalitySturgeon Pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCrosswicks-Neshaminy
HUC8 Number02040201
HUC10 NameCrosswicks Creek
HUC10 Number0204020101
HUC12 NameLower Crosswicks Creek
HUC12 Number020402010105
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month4
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
Comments"Caught and released a 19 inch bowfin with a small black leadhead jig and 1 inch black twister tail on 2 lb test line...in Sturgeon Pond this year."
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size19 inch
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