Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1715801
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
LocalitySandusky River, backwater area approx. 2 miles downstream of I-90/Ohio Turnpike
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSandusky
HUC8 Number04100011
HUC10 NameSandusky River
HUC10 Number0410001113
HUC12 NameYellow Swale-Sandusky River
HUC12 Number041000111303
Collection Day26
Collection Month10
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
CommentsThese individuals were captured in a mesh minnow trap during a study conducted by the University of Toledo in the search for juvenile Grass Carp.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
DisposalUniversity of Toledo
Number Collected12
Number Preserved12
Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/12/2024].

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