Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID268616
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
LocalityLake Erie tributaries (unspecified)
Collection Year1986
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1660
Author:Underhill, J.C.
Date:1986
Title:The fish fauna of the Laurentian Great Lakes, the St. Lawrence lowlands, Newfoundland, and Labrador.
Publisher:John Wiley and Sons
Pages:105-136
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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