Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID238850
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateWA
LocalityEast Fork Lewis River in western Washington
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLewis
HUC8 Number17080002
Map
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Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13708
Author:Wydoski, R.S., and R.R. Whitney.
Date:2003
Title:Inland Fishes of Washington. Second Edition.
Publisher:American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD in association with University of Washington Press, Seattle.
Pages:322 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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