Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID282620
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateCO
CountyOtero
LocalityArkansas River and Arch Wetland near Historic Fort Bent ruins
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Arkansas-Lake Meredith
HUC8 Number11020005
HUC10 NameAnderson Arroyo-Arkansas River
HUC10 Number1102000509
HUC12 NameThompson Arroyo-Arkansas River
HUC12 Number110200050905
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month9
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24433
Author:Tisdale, H.R.
Date:2006
Title:Survey of fish and plant species in Arch Wetland and Arkansas River at Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site Otero County, Colorado.
Publisher:National Park Service and U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation Technical Service Center, Denver, Colorado
Pages:14 pp
CommentsAbundant
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2019].

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