Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID28527
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateCA
CountyShasta/Modoc
LocalityPit River drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameUpper Pit
HUC8 Number18020002
Map
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Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:71
Author:Moyle, P.B., and R.A. Daniels.
Date:1982
Title:Fishes of the Pit River System, McCloud River System, and Surprise Valley Region.
Publisher:University of California Press,
Volume:115
Pages:1-82
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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