Specimen Information

Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
(Oriental Weatherfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID643613
GroupFishes
GenusMisgurnus
Speciesanguillicaudatus
Common NameOriental Weatherfish
StateNY
CountySuffolk
Localityunnamed stormwater retention basin near Lake Ronkonkoma
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Long Island
HUC8 Number02030202
HUC10 NameGreat South Bay-Fire Island Inlet
HUC10 Number0203020204
HUC12 NameConnetquot River
HUC12 Number020302020401
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month8
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26876
Author:Schmidt, R.E., and A.J. Schmidt
Date:2014
Title:Observations on Oriental Weatherfish (Misgurnus anguillicaudatus), an exotic species in the Hudson River Valley, New York.
Journal:Northeastern Naturalist
Volume:21
Issue:1
Pages:134-145
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalNew York State Museum
Museum Cat NumberNYSM 54195
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size27-30 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/16/2019].

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