Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID237437
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StatePR
CountyVillalba
LocalityToa Vaca Reservoir on the Toa Vaca River in southern PR, just north of Guyabal
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010004
HUC10 NameRio Matilde to Rio Descalabrado Watersheds
HUC10 Number2101000403
HUC12 NameRio Toa Vaca at Toa Vaca Dam
HUC12 Number210100040311
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month9
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalSmithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 384695
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved123


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2019].

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