Specimen Information

Astyanax mexicanus
Astyanax mexicanus
(Mexican Tetra)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1457660
GroupFishes
GenusAstyanax
Speciesmexicanus
Common NameMexican Tetra
StateTX
LocalityRed River drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid Type 
HUC8 NameArkansas-White-Red Region
Map
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Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | released bait
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:769
Author:Bechler, D.L., and R.C. Harrel
Date:1994
Title:Notes on the biology and occurrence of Astyanax mexicanus (Characidae, Teleostei) in southeast Texas.
Journal:The Texas Journal of Science
Volume:46
Issue:3
Pages:293-294
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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