Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID34162
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateKS
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Map
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Collection Year1967
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:146
Author:Cross, F.B.
Date:1967
Title:Handbook of fishes of Kansas.
Publisher:State Biological Survey and University of Kansas Museum of Natural History Misc Publ No 45 Topeka, KS.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:152
Author:Jordan, D.S., and C.H. Gilbert
Date:1886
Title:List of fishes collected in Arkansas, Indian Territory, and Texas, in September, 1884, with notes and descriptions.
Journal:Proceedings of the United States National Museum
Volume:9
Pages:1-25
CommentsProbably not native but may have occurred naturally in the Arkansas river basin near Fort Smith, about 176 km southeast of teh SE corner of the state
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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