Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID162728
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateIA
Localitylower Iowa River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Iowa
HUC8 Number07080209
Map
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Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14011
Author:Bernstein, N.P., and J.R. Olson
Date:2001
Title:Ecological problems with Iowa's invasive and introduced fishes.
Journal:Journal of the Iowa Academy of Science
Volume:108
Issue:4
Pages:185-209
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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