Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID241425
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateOR
CountyLinn
LocalityCalapooia River at its confluence with Willamette River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Willamette
HUC8 Number17090003
HUC10 NameMuddy Creek-Willamette River
HUC10 Number1709000306
HUC12 NameTruax Creek-Willamette River
HUC12 Number170900030610
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month6
Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16973
Author:DeLong, J.
Date:1996
Title:Minnows, Sculpins and a Sunfish Search, All in a Day.
Publisher:North American Native Fish Association.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:1820
Author:Bond, C.E.
Date:1994
Title:Keys to Oregon freshwater fishes.
Publisher:Oregon State University Bookstores, Corvallis, OR.
Pages:53 pp
CommentsBond 1994 lists this species as the western mosquitofish, Gambusia affinis in his key.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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