Specimen Information

Astyanax mexicanus
Astyanax mexicanus
(Mexican Tetra)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID139674
GroupFishes
GenusAstyanax
Speciesmexicanus
Common NameMexican Tetra
StateCA
CountySanta Barbara
LocalitySan Antonio drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameSan Antonio
HUC8 Number18060009
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month11
Collection Year1977
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:369
Author:Hubbs, C., T. Luciere, G.P. Garrett, R.J. Edwards, S.M. Dean, and E. Marsh
Date:1978
Title:Survival and abundance of introduced fishes near San Antonio, Texas.
Journal:The Texas Journal of Science
Volume:30
Issue:4
Pages:369-376
Reference 2
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
Commentsabundant; introduced in Guadalupe Basin between 1908 and 1930, first San Antonio River record in 1940.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2019].

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