Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID28617
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateCA
CountyLake
LocalityClear Lake drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameUpper Cache
HUC8 Number18020116
Map
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Collection Year1975
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:73
Author:Taylor, T.L, P.B. Moyle, and D.G. Price.
Date:1982
Title:Fishes of the Clear Lake basin.
Publisher:University of California Press
Pages:171-224
CommentsOriginally planted in the upper channelized section of Cole Creek, but have been washed downstream.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/16/2021].

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