Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID274442
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateGU
Localitysmall river on Mt. Santa Rosa
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameGuam
HUC8 Number22010000
HUC10 Number2201000001
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month8
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19675
Author:Walsh, S.
Date:2010
Title:Aquatic invasive species of Guam.
Publisher:USGS Southwest Biological Sciences Center.
Commentsriver runs underground and through several caves
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/23/2020].

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