Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID273911
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateCA
CountySacramento
LocalityLily pond at [historic] Sutter's Fort in Sacramento
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Sacramento
HUC8 Number18020163
HUC10 NameSherman Lake-Sacramento River
HUC10 Number1802016307
HUC12 NameLake Greenhaven-Sacramento River
HUC12 Number180201630701
Map
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Collection Year1922
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusstocked
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1901
Author:Stockwell, C.A., M. Mulvey, and G.L. Vinyard
Date:1996
Title:Translocations and the preservation of allelic diversity.
Journal:Conservation Biology
Volume:10
Issue:4
Pages:1133-1141
Comments600 from Austin, TX and 300 from Hearne, TX
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked900


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/23/2019].

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