NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Poeciliopsis gracilis
(Porthole Livebearer)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID29456
GroupFishes
GenusPoeciliopsis
Speciesgracilis
Common NamePorthole Livebearer
StateCA
CountyRiverside
Localityirrigation canal at north end of Salton Sea
HUC8 NameSalton Sea
HUC8 Number18100204
Map
Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Pathwayreleased aquarium | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:275
Author:Lee, D.S., C.R. Gilbert, C.H. Hocutt, R.E. Jenkins, D.E. McAllister, and J.R. Stauffer, Jr.
Date:1980
Title:Atlas of North American Freshwater Fishes.
Publisher:North Carolina State Museum of Natural History, Raleigh.
Volume:1980
Issue:12
Pages:854 pp
Commentspresence due to either aquarium release or escapes from a fish farm
Record TypeLiterature
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/18/2014].

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