Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID262129
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
LocalityLake Michigan
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameLake Michigan
HUC8 Number04060200
Map
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Collection Year1923
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18779
Author:U.S. EPA (Environmental Protection Agency).
Date:2008
Title:Predicting future introductions of nonindigenous species to the Great Lakes.
Publisher:Environmental Protection Agency.
Issue:EPA/600/R-08/066F
Pages:138 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/18/2019].

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