Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID267855
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateNV
CountyClark
LocalityMoapa (Muddy) River, near Home Ranch
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMuddy
HUC8 Number15010012
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month11
Collection Year1985
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1096
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., J.E. Deacon, D.W. Sada, R.C. Allan, and G.L. Vinyard
Date:1985
Title:Comparative status of fishes along the course of the pluvial White River, Nevada.
Journal:Southwestern Naturalist
Volume:30
Pages:503-524
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected108


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