Specimen Information

Perca flavescens
Perca flavescens
(Yellow Perch)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID850921
GroupFishes
GenusPerca
Speciesflavescens
Common NameYellow Perch
StateMT
CountyRichland
LocalityGartside Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Yellowstone
HUC8 Number10100004
HUC10 NameO'Brien Creek-Yellowston River
HUC10 Number1010000422
HUC12 NameCrane Creek
HUC12 Number101000042205
Map
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Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27494
Author:Vashro, J.
Date:1990
Title:Illegal aliens
Journal:Montana Outdoors
Volume:1990
Issue:July/August
Pages:35-37
CommentsGartside Reservoir near Sidney has been rehabbed three times over the past 25 years to remove black bullheads, yellow perch, carp, suckers, and pumpkinseed sunfish. Moreillegal species show up after each rehab, making biologists wary of any further actions.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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