Specimen Information

Poeciliopsis gracilis
Poeciliopsis gracilis
(Porthole Livebearer)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID28174
GroupFishes
GenusPoeciliopsis
Speciesgracilis
Common NamePorthole Livebearer
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 Day27
Collection Month7
Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuslocally established
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:274
Author:Shapovalov, L., A.J. Cordone, and W.A. Dill
Date:1981
Title:A list of freshwater and anadromous fishes of California.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:67
Issue:1
Pages:4-38
Reference 3
Ref. Number:10
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.A. Hensley, J.N. Taylor, and J.A. McCann.
Date:1984
Title:Distribution of exotic fishes in the continental United States.
Publisher:John Hopkins University Press
Pages:41-77
CommentsNative to Central America and Mexico.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordnation
DisposalScripps Institution of Oceanography
Museum Cat NumberSIO 74-126
VerifierHubbs, C.L.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4
Size14-21 mm SL
Number Preserved4
Number of Juveniles4
Number of Females3


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