Specimen Information

Esox lucius x E. masquinongy
Esox lucius x E. masquinongy
(tiger muskellunge)
Native Hybrid

Specimen ID558259
Specieslucius x E. masquinongy
Common Nametiger muskellunge
LocalityPhillips Reservoir, 12 miles southwest of Baker City on hwy 7.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePowder
HUC8 Number17050203
Collection Day25
Collection Month6
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26312
Author:The Columbia Basin Bulletin
Title:Phillips Reservoir: Oregon introduces 25,000 tiger muskie to eat perch decimating rainbow trout.
Publisher:The Columbia Basin Bulletin
Comments"...released 25,000 tiger muskie into east central Oregon's Phillips Reservoir in hope they'd eat down the nonnative yellow perch population that is outcompeting the local trout population."
Record TypeLiterature
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
No Stocked25000
Size5 inches

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2017]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/24/2017].

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