Specimen Information

Poecilia vivipara
(Guaru)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID237984
GroupFishes
GenusPoecilia
Speciesvivipara
Common NameGuaru
StatePR
CountyCarolina
LocalityRio Carolina
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEastern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010005
HUC10 Number2101000504
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month2
Collection Year1934
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
CommentsUnable to find Rio Carolina in GNIS. Placed in river near Carolina.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalSmithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 101443
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Preserved2


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