Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID27784
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateAZ
CountyPima
LocalitySanta Cruz River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Santa Cruz
HUC8 Number15050301
HUC10 NameJulian Wash-Santa Cruz River
HUC10 Number1505030109
HUC12 NameRuelas Canyon-Santa Cruz River
HUC12 Number150503010908
Map
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Collection Year1983
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:800
Author:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Date:1983
Title:Gila and Yaqui topminnow recovery plan.
Publisher:US Fish and Wildlife Service, Albuquerque, NM.
Pages:67 pp
CommentsPopulations are patchy and fluctuate both spatially and temporally.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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