Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID30999
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateCT
CountyNew Haven
Localitya pond on the campus of Southern Connecticut University in New Haven
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameQuinnipiac
HUC8 Number01100004
Map
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Collection Year1935
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1537
Author:Whitworth, W.R.
Date:1996
Title:Freshwater fishes of Connecticut. Bulletin 114.
Publisher:State Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut, Department of Environmental Protection
Pages:243 pp
Commentsstocked in the 1930s or 1940s eventually died out
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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