Specimen Information

Poecilia mexicana
Poecilia mexicana
(Shortfin Molly)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID278820
GroupFishes
GenusPoecilia
Speciesmexicana
Common NameShortfin Molly
StateCA
CountyRiverside
LocalityDrainage canal south of Mecca, at junction of Hwy 111 and Johnson Avenue [St.].
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSalton Sea
HUC8 Number18100204
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month11
Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:601
Author:Mearns, A.J.
Date:1975
Title:Poeciliopsis gracilis (Heckel), a newly introduced poeciliid fish in California.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:61
Pages:251-253
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected84


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