Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1427913
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateWV
CountyJackson
LocalityOhio River, dst Bellville Lock and Dam at gravel outwash across from Forked Run State Park, 2.5 miles south of Reedsville OH, township
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Ohio-Shade
HUC8 Number05030202
HUC10 NamePond Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0503020204
HUC12 NameForked Run-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050302020404
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month9
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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