Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID237842
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StatePR
CountyCaguas
Localityan affluent of Naranjito Creek (Turabo River)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEastern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010005
HUC10 Number2101000504
Map
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Collection Month3
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/14/2024].

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