Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1427940
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateOH
CountyWashington
LocalityMuskingum River, adjacent to intersection of TR 123 and Muskingum River Rd/TR 32, 2.4 miles west northwest of Lowell OH, Adams township
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMuskingum
HUC8 Number05040004
HUC10 NameRainbow Creek-Muskingum River
HUC10 Number0504000412
HUC12 NameCat Creek-Muskingum River
HUC12 Number050400041203
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month8
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 Collected10


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