Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID273914
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateCA
CountyButte
Localitynon-specific 'hatchery' location in Oroville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHoncut Headwaters-Lower Feather
HUC8 Number18020159
HUC10 NameUpper Feather River
HUC10 Number1802015902
HUC12 NameOregon Gulch-Feather River
HUC12 Number180201590202
Map
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Collection Year1923
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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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/10/2019].

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