Specimen Information

Menidia audens
Menidia audens
(Mississippi Silverside)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID902991
GroupFishes
GenusMenidia
Speciesaudens
Common NameMississippi Silverside
StateCA
CountyLos Angeles
LocalityPyramid Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Clara
HUC8 Number18070102
HUC10 NameUpper Piru Creek
HUC10 Number1807010205
HUC12 NameBuck Creek-Piru Creek
HUC12 Number180701020508
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month6
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaycanal
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:544
Author:Swift, C.C., T.R. Haglund, M. Ruiz, and R.N. Fisher
Date:1993
Title:The status and distribution of the freshwater fishes of southern California.
Journal:Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences
Volume:92
Issue:3
Pages:101-167
Reference 2
Ref. Number:27298
Author:Swift, C.C., S. Howard, J. Mulder, D.J. Pondella II, and T.P. Keegan
Date:2014
Title:Expansion of the non-native Mississippi Silverside, Menidia audens (Pisces, Atherinopsidae), into fresh and marine waters of coastal southern California
Journal:Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences
Volume:113
Issue:3
Pages:153-164
CommentsPreviously identified as M. beryllina. Erroneously listed in Swift et al. (1993) as LACM 45698-1
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalLos Angeles County Natural History Museum ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberLACM 45701-4
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved6


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/9/2019].

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