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Cardoza, J.E., G.S. Jones, T.W. French, and D.B. Halliwell. 1993. Exotic and translocated vertebrates of Massachusetts. Fauna of Massachusetts Series No. 6. 2nd edition. Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, Westborough, MA.
Reference Details:
Reference Number: 704
Type: Book
Author: Cardoza, J.E., G.S. Jones, T.W. French, and D.B. Halliwell.
Date (year): 1993
Edition: 2nd
Title:Exotic and translocated vertebrates of Massachusetts. Fauna of Massachusetts Series No. 6.
Publisher:Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife
Publisher Location:Westborough, MA
Pages: 95 pp
Keywords: reptile, amphibian, exotics, introduced fishes, Massachusetts, Rhinella marina, cane toad, Bufo marinus, chinemys reevesii, Cuora flavomarginata, Graptemys, Kinosternon, Mauremys, Rhinoclemmys, Trachemys
Species Profiles and Specimens that use this Reference:

Agkistrodon piscivorus

    MA - pond at the Trailside Museum, Milton

Ameiurus catus

    MA - Charles River drainage
    MA - Merrimack River drainage
    MA - lower Connecticut River drainage

Amia calva

    MA - Lake Onota, near Pittsfield
    MA - Connecticut River drainage
    MA - Merrimack River

Amphilophus citrinellus

    MA - Dodgeville Pond, Attleboro
    MA - Dodgeville Pond, Attleboro, Ten Mile River drainage

Apalone spinifera spinifera

    MA - Logan International Airport,Boston(near the frieght terminal)

Astronotus ocellatus

    MA - state non-specific

Caiman crocodilus

    MA - Taunton, swamps
    MA - wetland in Plainfield

Carassius auratus

    MA - state non-specific

Colossoma macropomum

    MA - Triphammer Pond, Hingham

Coregonus clupeaformis

    MA - Maple Springs, on the Agawam River.

Cuora flavomarginata

    MA - Attleborough, Rte. 1
    MA - Needham, Central Avenue

Cynops pyrrhogaster

    MA - Plymouth County
    MA -

Dryophytes cinereus

    MA - Needham

Esox lucius

    MA - Cheshire Reservoir
    MA - Lake Onota, near Pittsfield
    MA - state non-specific
    MA - Connecticut River

Esox lucius × masquinongy

    MA - state non-specific

Glyptemys insculpta

    MA - Cape Cod
    MA - Jamaica Pond, Boston
    MA - Newbury

Glyptemys muhlenbergii

    MA - unnamed pond off Boston Road, Newbury

Graptemys geographica

    MA - Lake Waban, Wellesley, Norfolk County

Hypentelium nigricans

    MA - outlet stream below North Hadley Ponds, Hadley, tributary of the Connecticut River

Ictalurus punctatus

    MA - Connecticut River
    MA - Charles River drainage

Kinosternon subrubrum

    MA - Worcester

Kinosternon subrubrum hippocrepis

    MA - base of the dam on the Parker River, Ipswich

Lepisosteus oculatus

    MA - pond at Amherst

Lepomis cyanellus

    MA - Assabet River drainage
    MA - Bristol County

Lepomis macrochirus

    MA - state non-specific

Lepomis megalotis

    MA - General Butler Ames Pond in Tewksbury

Lithobates catesbeianus

    MA - Martha's Vineyard
    MA - Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sactuary, Wellfleet
    MA - Nantucket Island

Lithobates sphenocephalus

    MA - Ludlow
    MA - Amherst
    MA - Sheffield

Malaclemys terrapin

    MA - Scusset Marshes, Sandwich
    MA - Slocum River, Dartmouth
    MA - causeway to Plum Island, Ipswich
    MA - Charles River, Boston, Suffolk County, near the Museum of Science
    MA - Logan Airport (outer shore) Boston Harbor

Mauremys caspica

    MA - Grafton

Mauremys reevesii

    MA - wetland area in Marshfield

Micropterus dolomieu

    MA - state non-specific

Micropterus salmoides

    MA - state non-specific

Necturus maculosus

    MA - Brook near the Amherst College campus

Notropis atherinoides

    MA - state non-specific

Notropis volucellus

    MA - Connecticut River

Noturus gyrinus

    MA - upper Chicopee drainage
    CT - Thames drainage

Oncorhynchus mykiss

    MA - Deerfield drainage
    MA - Westfield drainage
    MA - Housatonic River drainage

Oncorhynchus tshawytscha

    MA - Saugus River
    MA - North River (several North Rivers in state; chose this one because it was in the same watershed as another stocking site)
    MA - Ipswich River
    MA - Merrimack River
    MA - Nashua River
    MA - Lake Quinsigamond, Worcester, MA
    MA - Shawsheen River
    MA - Merrimack River
    MA - state non-specific
    MA - North River

Perca flavescens

    MA - state non-specific
    NM - Asylum Reservoir, Las Vegas
    WA - Haynes Lake, NW of Coulee City

Pimephales notatus

    MA - Quabbin Reservoir
    MA - Housatonic River drainage

Pimephales promelas

    MA - Housatonic River drainage
    MA - Concord drainage at one locality

Pomoxis annularis

    MA - Connecticut River near the vicinity of Easthampton

Pomoxis nigromaculatus

    MA - state non-specific

Pseudemys concinna

    MA - Hoyts Pond, Plymouth
    MA - Lily Ponds [3 Ponds], West Boylston

Pseudemys concinna floridana

    MA - Wachusett Reservoir
    MA - Mashpee
    MA - Martha's Vineyard

Pseudemys spp.

    MA - Grays Mill Pond on the Rhode Island-Massachusetts border
    MA - Fresh Pond, Manomet

Pygocentrus nattereri

    MA - small, unnamed pond near Westminster
    MA - Island Grove Pond, Abington

Rhinella marina

    MA - alongside railroad tracks in Ayer

Rhinoclemmys pulcherrima

    MA - Flax Pond (roadside), Lynn

Salmo trutta

    MA - state non-specific
    MA - Berkshire Valley [unspecified coldwater streams]
    MA - Central uplands of Massachusetts [unspecified coldwater streams]

Salvelinus namaycush

    MA - Wachusett Reservoir

Sander vitreus

    MA - Connecticut River
    MA - state non-specific
    MA - Taunton-Nemasket River

Scardinius erythrophthalmus

    MA - Charles River, Cambridge/Boston

Trachemys scripta elegans

    MA - Boston area
    MA - Springfield area
    MA - Orleans
    MA - Lynn
    MA - Forest Park, Springfield
    MA - Belmont
    MA - Cambridge Reservoir, Waltham, Middlesex County
    MA - Sunset Lake, Braintree
    MA - small unnamed pond at the Trailside Museum, Milton
    MA - Popes Pond, Milton
    MA - Wollaston, Quincy
    MA - Hoyts Pond, Plymouth
    MA - Holly Pond, Hingham
    MA - Back Bay Fens and Victory Gardens, Boston
    MA - Hamilton
    MA - Reading
    MA - Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Concord

Umbra limi

    MA - 3-4 localities in the Connecticut River Valley

Xenopus laevis

    MA - Acton Arboretum,small pond, Acton


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