Specimen Information

Astyanax mexicanus
Astyanax mexicanus
(Mexican Tetra)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID27914
GroupFishes
GenusAstyanax
Speciesmexicanus
Common NameMexican Tetra
StateAZ
Localitylower Colorado River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameImperial Reservoir
HUC8 Number15030104
Map
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Collection Year1950
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayaccidental
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1385
Author:Rinne, J.N.
Date:1995
Title:The effects of introduced fishes on native fishes: Arizona, Southwestern United States.
Publisher:Oxford & IBH Publishing Company
Pages:149-159
Commentsfirst introduced 1950
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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