Luxilus chrysocephalus in USA
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Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence native
Importance Ref.
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations Ref.
Freshwater Yes
Brackish No
Saltwater No
Live export
Bait No
Gamefish No
Abundance common (usually seen) Ref. Page, L.M. and B.M. Burr, 2011

Known from the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins from western New York and Wisconsin, south to Alabama, Louisiana and eastern Texas, USA; Gulf Coast drainages from Mobile Bay in Georgia and Alabama, to Sabine River in Louisiana, USA. Introduced to Escambia River system in Florida and Alabama (Ref. 86798). Common to abundant (Ref. 86798); abundant in northern part of the range, common in the southern part (Ref. 5723). Recorded from the southern Great Lakes drainage and in eastern Mississippi River tributaries from northern Illinois south through the Ohio, Cumberland, and Tennessee drainages, and in the upper Mobile Basin; also found in western Mississippi River tributaries from northeastern Missouri south through the White and middle Arkansas river systems of Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma (Ref. 10294).

States/Provinces Alabama (native), Arkansas (native), Florida (introduced), Georgia (native), Illinois (native), Indiana (native), Kentucky (native), Louisiana (native), Michigan (native), Mississippi (native), Missouri (native), New York (native), Ohio (native), Oklahoma (native), Pennsylvania (native), Tennessee (native), Texas (native), Virginia (native), West Virginia (native), Wisconsin (native)
States/Provinces Complete? Yes
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(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Froese, Rainer
Modified by Torres, Armi G.
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