Specimen Information

Austrolebias bellottii
(Argentine pearlfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID29166
GroupFishes
GenusAustrolebias
Speciesbellottii
Common NameArgentine pearlfish
StateCA
CountyRiverside
LocalityExperimental ponds at the Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of California, Riverside campus
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSanta Ana
HUC8 Number18070203
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month8
Collection Year1964
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1068
Author:Bay, E.C.
Date:1966
Title:Adaptation studies with the Argentine pearl fish, Cynolebias bellottii, for its introduction into California.
Journal:Copeia
Volume:1966
Issue:4
Pages:839-846
Reference 2
Ref. Number:24440
Author:Bay, E.C.
Date:1965
Title:Instant fish! A new tool for mosquito control?
Publisher:Pest Control Magazine
Volume:33
Issue:4
Pages:14-16, 58
Reference 3
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 4
Ref. Number:217
Author:Moyle, P.B.
Date:1976
Title:Inland fishes of California.
Publisher:University of California Press Berkeley, CA.
Pages:405 pp
Commentscultured; established for several years then died out
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked6


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