Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID33413
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateID
CountyElmore
Localityfour ponds in Elmore County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameMiddle Snake-Boise
HUC8 Number17050100
Map
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Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:133
Author:Simpson, J., and R. Wallace.
Date:1978
Title:Fishes of Idaho.
Publisher:University of Idaho Press
Pages:237 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:17153
Author:Idaho Fish and Game.
Date:2007
Title:Exotic fish and wildlife found in Idaho.
CommentsReproduced in summer and fall of 1974 and overwintered well. Idaho Fish and Game website lists this species as the western mosquitofish, Gambusia affinis.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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