Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Native Transplant

24 results for Gambusia affinis (Western Mosquitofish)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
27939 AZ state non-specific1961 15000000 Lower Colorado Regionestablished
29574 CA state non-specific1961 18000000 California Regionestablished
747938 CAMontereyPajaro River, 10 mi. west of Hwy 1011961 18060002 Pajaroestablished
33554 IL northern Illinois1961 07120007 Lower Foxestablished
34083 IN state non-specific1961 05000000 Ohio Regionestablished
34291 KS state non-specific1961  established
34980 MA state non-specific1961 01000000 New England Regionestablished
35538 MI state non-specific1961 04000000 Great Lakes Regionestablished
35851 MN state non-specific1961  collected
35855 MNAnoka 1961 07000000 Upper Mississippi Regionestablished
35858 MNHennepinHennepin County, ponds1961 07010200 Upper Mississippi-Crow-Rumestablished
35862 MNRamseyRamsey County, ponds1961 07010206 Twin Citiesestablished
35961 MNScottScott County, ponds1961 07020012 Lower Minnesotaestablished
35867 MNWashingtonWashington County, ponds1961 07000000 Upper Mississippi Regionestablished
36104 MO state non-specific1961  established
163126 MTGraniteBearmouth, Granite County, high-altitude, thermal spring fed pond in the Columbia River drainage1961 17010202 Flint-Rockestablished
38060 NJ state non-specific1961 02000000 Mid-Atlantic Regionestablished
38071 NM state non-specific1961  established
39322 NV state non-specific1961  established
39692 NY state non-specific1961 Unknown or N/Aestablished
40107 OH state non-specific1961  established
44683 UT state non-specific1961  established
46095 WA state non-specific1961 17000000 Pacific Northwest Regionestablished
46375 WI state non-specific1961  failed

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/27/2022].

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