Specimen Information

Austrolebias bellottii
Austrolebias bellottii
(Argentine pearlfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID281484
GroupFishes
GenusAustrolebias
Speciesbellottii
Common NameArgentine pearlfish
StateCA
CountyKern
LocalityKern County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameCalifornia Region
HUC8 Number18000000
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
CommentsStocked in ponds at duck clubs in Kern County for evaluation for mosquito control in 1964-1967. No fish survived the experiment.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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