Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID239125
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateWA
LocalityColumbia River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Columbia-Entiat
HUC8 Number17020010
Map
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Collection Year1970
Year AccuracyEstimated
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
Comments"Established early to mid-1970s in ponds along the Columbia River; found in various locations in quiet backwaters of the Columbia River system.."
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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