Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID262421
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateNV
CountyNye
LocalityAsh Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, several springs
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Amargosa
HUC8 Number18090202
Map
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Collection Year1967
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:951
Author:Bradley, W.G., and J.E. Deacon
Date:1967
Title:The biotic communities of southern Nevada.
Journal:Nevada State Museum Anthropological Papers
Volume:13
Issue:4
Pages:201-273
Comments"C-A" in appendix II means common-abundant?
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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