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What

Bluegill Lepomis macrochirus

Observer

m_jon

Date

August 9, 2013 08:08 AM PDT

Description

A fish with a distinctive black spot on its flank. I photographed a smaller fish with a similar spot elsewehere in the nature center (entered as another observation).

Tags

Ray-finned Fishes

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What

Ray-finned Fishes Class Actinopterygii

Observer

m_jon

Date

August 9, 2013 08:29 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Common bully Gobiomorphus cotidianus

Observer

m_jon

Date

March 19, 2014 11:55 AM NZDT

Description

Sampled with kick sampling at Coes Ford and photographed through a dissecting microscope back at Lincoln University.

One of the students released it into the Liffey Stream after our lab.

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What

Common bully Gobiomorphus cotidianus

Observer

m_jon

Date

October 11, 2009 11:28 AM NZDT

Description

A small wild fish in the shaded stream running through Willowbank. About 5 cm long, perhaps a little longer.

Photos / Sounds

What

Common bully Gobiomorphus cotidianus

Observer

m_jon

Date

April 1, 2012 01:14 PM NZST

Description

a bully next to a toe-biter.

Ray-finned Fishes

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ray-finned Fishes Class Actinopterygii

Observer

m_jon

Date

August 9, 2013 09:01 AM PDT

Description

A fish with a distinctive black spot on its flank.

Photos / Sounds

What

Chinook Salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha

Observer

dominic

Date

November 16, 2014

Description

Eggs that were rescued and put on display until they hatched in the Visitor Center.

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Observer

oryzias

Date

November 16, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Rainbow Trout Oncorhynchus mykiss

Observer

dominic

Date

November 15, 2014

Description

Was about 9 pounds. Some fishermen were kind enough to let me take a couple of pics of it.

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Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

November 5, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Collected from a privately-owned pond by Cleveland Metroparks staff and transferred to Wallace Lake (41.3626, -81.8594) as part of the sport fish transfer program.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

November 5, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Collected from a privately-owned pond by Cleveland Metroparks staff and transferred to Wallace Lake (41.3626, -81.8594) as part of the sport fish transfer program.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

November 4, 2014

Description

Collected and released by Cleveland Metroparks staff during educational outing with Baldwin Wallace University biology class.

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What

Western Mosquitofish Gambusia affinis

Observer

dominic

Date

November 9, 2014

Description

Caught 4 of them. You can see a couple of them in the picture.

Photos / Sounds

What

Rainbow Trout Oncorhynchus mykiss

Observer

dominic

Date

November 9, 2014

Description

Some fisherman caught it in the Mokelumne River. They were nice enough to let me take a picture of it.

Photos / Sounds

What

Livebearers and lampeyes Family Poeciliidae

Observer

andrewpayne

Date

November 7, 2014 01:14 PM CST
Ray-finned Fishes

Photos / Sounds

What

Ray-finned Fishes Class Actinopterygii

Observer

muir

Date

November 8, 2014 03:45 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

mjcasarez

Date

July 18, 2014 02:24 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

mjcasarez

Date

July 18, 2014 02:22 PM CDT

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What

inland silverside Menidia beryllina

Observer

mjcasarez

Date

July 18, 2014 01:08 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

mjcasarez

Date

July 18, 2014 10:12 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bantam sunfish Lepomis symmetricus

Observer

mjcasarez

Date

July 18, 2014 10:09 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Golden shiner Notemigonus crysoleucas

Observer

mjcasarez

Date

July 18, 2014 09:23 AM CDT

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What

rainwater killifish Lucania parva

Observer

mjcasarez

Date

July 17, 2014 03:53 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

spotted gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

mjcasarez

Date

July 18, 2014 11:37 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mjcasarez

Date

July 18, 2014 11:36 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

green sunfish Lepomis cyanellus

Observer

mjcasarez

Date

July 18, 2014 09:21 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

mjcasarez

Date

July 18, 2014 09:20 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

guavina bocón Gobiomorus dormitor

Observer

mjcasarez

Date

July 17, 2014 06:26 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sheepshead Minnow Cyprinodon variegatus

Observer

mjcasarez

Date

July 17, 2014 06:28 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Spot Croaker Leiostomus xanthurus

Observer

mjcasarez

Date

July 17, 2014 03:57 PM CDT
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Freshwater fishes may now be the most endangered group of vertebrates with a third of species threatened with extinction. So there is urgency, to collect data on their distribution and occurrence to assist with conservation action.

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"Biodiversity change is complex to track because it happens everywhere. Citizen science is one of the most important approaches to provide data on the dynamics of biodiversity change, as it is possible to have observers in many places. BioBlitz initiatives help mobile citizen scientists to this task. Making the data collected publicly available in centralized databases allows scientists to develop models and indicators that can be used to inform decision makers of current trends and management options to reduce biodiversity loss."
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