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Flathead catfish occurrence data for the Great Lakes Basin 1890-2017


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Fuller, P.J., and Whelan, G., 2018, Flathead catfish occurrence data for the Great Lakes Basin 1890-2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


This dataset is a compilation of Flathead Catfish occurrence data from museums, literature, and state agencies. Sources include museums that are members of the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, VertNet, FishNet2, state fish books, state reports, state stocking data for states surrounding the Great Lakes, and historical literature.


Point of Contact :
Pam Fuller
Process Contact :
Pam Fuller
Originator :
Pam Fuller, Gary Whelan
Metadata Contact :
Pam Fuller
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SDC Data Owner :
Wetland and Aquatic Research Center
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase

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Flathead Catfish of the Great Lakes Region_ USGS NAS Database 20180516.xml
Original FGDC Metadata

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NAS-Data-Flathead-20180516.csv 208.41 KB


This data was used to reconstruct the invasion history of the Great Lakes.

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DOI doi:10.5066/F7V69HSC

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