Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID163118
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateAZ
CountyMaricopa
LocalityPonds on Papago Golf Course in Papago Park, north Tempe
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Salt
HUC8 Number15060106
HUC10 NameSalt River below Saguaro Lake
HUC10 Number1506010603
HUC12 NameCity of Phoenix-Salt River
HUC12 Number150601060306
Map
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Collection Year1966
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:803
Author:Minckley, W.L.
Date:1969
Title:Attempted re-establishment of the Gila topminnow within its former range.
Journal:Copeia
Volume:1969
Issue:1
Pages:193-194
Commentseliminated population of Poeciliopsis occidentalis, Gila topminnow.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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