NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID33488
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateID
CountyNez Perce
LocalityClearwater River near WA state line
HUC8 NameClearwater
HUC8 Number17060306
Map
Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
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
Issue:12
Pages:854 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:17153
Author:Idaho Fish and Game.
Date:2007
Title:Exotic fish and wildlife found in Idaho.
CommentsIdaho Fish and Game website lists this species as the western mosquitofish, Gambusia affinis.
Record TypeLiterature
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/1/2014].

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