Specimen Information

Osteoglossum bicirrhosum
Osteoglossum bicirrhosum
(Silver Arowana)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID565005
GroupFishes
GenusOsteoglossum
Speciesbicirrhosum
Common NameSilver Arowana
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityNorth Shore Channel in Chicago
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
HUC10 NameNorth Branch Chicago River-Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
HUC10 Number0712000301
HUC12 NameNorth Shore Channel
HUC12 Number071200030104
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month7
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
CommentsSee voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalfrozen
VerifierIllinois Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size23 inches
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/8/2021].

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