Specimen Information

Fundulus diaphanus
Fundulus diaphanus
(Banded Killifish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID253615
GroupFishes
GenusFundulus
Speciesdiaphanus
Common NameBanded Killifish
StateWA
LocalityColumbia River, lower
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Columbia-Clatskanie
HUC8 Number17080003
Map
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Collection Year1960
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
CommentsHave been in the lower Columbia since the late 1950s or early 1960s. May have been stocked accidentally with Gambusia for mosquito control. There was a serious malaria outbreak at that time
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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