Specimen Information

Nematolebias whitei
(Rio pearlfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID281481
GroupFishes
GenusNematolebias
Specieswhitei
Common NameRio pearlfish
StateCA
CountyRiverside
LocalityExperimental ponds at the Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of California, Riverside campus
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSanta Ana
HUC8 Number18070203
Map
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Collection Year1964
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1577
Author:Dill, W.A., and A.J. Cordone.
Date:1997
Title:History and status of introduced fishes in California, 1871-1996. Fish Bulletin 178
Publisher:California Department of Fish and Game
Pages:414 pp
CommentsEither laboratory study or outdoor plot study on feasibility for mosquito control in rice fields. No fish survived experiment.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/25/2021].

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