Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID237438
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StatePR
CountyPatillas
LocalityPatillas Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010004
HUC10 NameRio Guamani to Rio Jacaboa Watersheds
HUC10 Number2101000405
HUC12 NameRio Grande de Patillas at Lago Patillas Dam
HUC12 Number210100040506
Map
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Collection Month1
Collection Year1927
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalSmithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 88340
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved5


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/14/2019].

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