Specimen Information

Poecilia reticulata
Poecilia reticulata
(Guppy)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID165040
GroupFishes
GenusPoecilia
Speciesreticulata
Common NameGuppy
StateHI
CountyKauai
Localityisland of Molokai
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMolokai
HUC8 Number20050000
HUC10 Number2005000004
Map
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Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14969
Author:Mundy, B.C.
Date:2005
Title:Checklist of the fishes of the Hawaiian Archipelago. Bishop Museum Bulletin in Zoology 6
Publisher:Bishop Museum Press
Pages:704 pp
CommentsIntroduced in 1920-1922 for mosquito control and since established in a wide range of freshwater habitats on Hawai, Maui, Molokai, Oahu and Kauai.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/17/2019].

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