Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID274462
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
LocalityUgum River [unspecified location]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameGuam
HUC8 Number22010000
HUC10 Number2201000002
Collection Day13
Collection Month5
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19675
Author:Walsh, S.
Title:Aquatic invasive species of Guam.
Publisher:USGS Southwest Biological Sciences Center.
Commentsdrains into the Talofofo River, weir provides drinking water for some southern villages, frequent wild land fires contribute to soil erosion in the area, 50 acres of trees were planted in the watershed in between August and November 2006
Record TypeLiterature


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/9/2021].

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