Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID33080
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateIL
LocalityMississippi River, Pool 19
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlint-Henderson
HUC8 Number07080104
Map
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Collection Year1979
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:215
Author:Harlan, J.R., E.B. Speaker, and J. Mayhew.
Date:1987
Title:Iowa fish and fishing.
Publisher:Iowa Conservation Commission
Pages:323 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2019].

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