Specimen Information

Poecilia vivipara
(Guaru)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID237906
GroupFishes
GenusPoecilia
Speciesvivipara
Common NameGuaru
StatePR
CountyCarolina
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Puerto Rico, Torrecilla Lagoon
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameGreater Antilles
HUC8 Number32006500
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month6
Collection Year1955
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalUniversity of Michigan Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUMMZ 172745
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Size22 mm SL
Number Preserved1


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