Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1257148
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateNY
CountyMontgomery
LocalityMohawk River, small bay on north side of river, near St. Johnsville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMohawk
HUC8 Number02020004
HUC10 NameCanajoharie Creek-Mohawk River
HUC10 Number0202000409
HUC12 NameZimmerman Creek-Mohawk River
HUC12 Number020200040901
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month6
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20914
Author:New York State Museum.
Date:2011
Title:New York State Museum - Fish Collection Database.
Publisher:New York State Museum.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
DisposalNew York State Museum ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberNYSM 74182
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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