Specimen Information

Poecilia sphenops
Poecilia sphenops
(Mexican Molly)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID29466
GroupFishes
GenusPoecilia
Speciessphenops
Common NameMexican Molly
StateCA
Localitytwo locations in/near the Salton Sea
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSalton Sea
HUC8 Number18100204
Map
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Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:275
Author:Lee, D.S., C.R. Gilbert, C.H. Hocutt, R.E. Jenkins, D.E. McAllister, and J.R. Stauffer, Jr.
Date:1980
Title:Atlas of North American Freshwater Fishes.
Publisher:North Carolina State Museum of Natural History
Issue:12
Pages:854 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.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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