Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID273913
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateCA
CountyRiverside
LocalityNon-specific 'hatchery' location in Coachella
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWhitewater River
HUC8 Number18100201
HUC10 NameLower Whitewater River
HUC10 Number1810020108
HUC12 NameTown of Thermal-Whitewater River
HUC12 Number181002010802
Map
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Collection Year1926
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
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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