Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID34163
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateKS
LocalityNinnescah River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameNinnescah
HUC8 Number11030016
Map
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Collection Year1945
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statuscollected
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:153
Author:Cross, F.B.
Date:1954
Title:Fishes of Cedar Creek and the South Fork of the Cottonwood River, Chase County, Kansas.
Journal:Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science
Volume:57
Pages:303-314
CommentsFirst collection. Escapees from the Kansas Forestry, Fish and Game Commission on the upper Ninescah River. First published records by Cross (1954).
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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