Specimen Information

Austrolebias bellottii
Austrolebias bellottii
(Argentine pearlfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID28966
GroupFishes
GenusAustrolebias
Speciesbellottii
Common NameArgentine pearlfish
StateCA
CountyButte
LocalityExperimental ponds and rice fields at Biggs Rice Experiment Station.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameButte Creek
HUC8 Number18020158
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:13709
Author:Moyle, P.B.
Date:2002
Title:Inland fishes of California.
Publisher:University of California Press
Pages:502 pp.
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
CommentsStocked in experimental rice fields and ponds for evaluation for mosquito control in 1964-1967; stockings failed to reproduce and experiment terminated.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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