Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID163126
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateMT
CountyGranite
LocalityBearmouth, Granite County, high-altitude, thermal spring fed pond in the Columbia River drainage
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlint-Rock
HUC8 Number17010202
HUC10 NameClark Fork River-Bear Creek
HUC10 Number1701020206
HUC12 NameClark Frok River-Garden Gulch
HUC12 Number170102020605
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month7
Collection Year1961
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:813
Author:Brown, C.J.D., and A.C. Fox
Date:1966
Title:Mosquito Fish (Gambusia affinis) in a Montana Pond.
Journal:Copeia
Volume:1966
Issue:3
Pages:614-616
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected544
Number of Breeding Females461
Number of Breeding Males83


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/13/2019].

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