Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1427872
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateOH
CountyScioto
LocalityScioto River, from railroad bridge dst to US 52, west side of Porstmouth OH, Washington township
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Scioto
HUC8 Number05060002
HUC10 NameCamp Creek-Scioto River
HUC10 Number0506000216
HUC12 NameCarroll Run-Scioto River
HUC12 Number050600021605
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month10
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30851
Author:Zimmerman, B.
Date:2012
Title:Ohio non-native fish collection data, sampled during survey work on update to Trautman's (1981) "Fishes of Ohio"
Publisher:Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected50


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/15/2019].

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