Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1322683
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateIL
CountyBureau
LocalityGreen
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameGreen
HUC8 Number07090007
Map
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Collection Year1979
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:105
Author:Smith, P.W.
Date:1979
Title:The fishes of Illinois.
Publisher:University of Illinois Press
Pages:314 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:24437
Author:Page, L.M., and B.M. Burr.
Date:2011
Title:Peterson field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico. 2nd edition.
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages:663 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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