Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID34167
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateKS
CountyLyon
LocalityLake Wooster on the campus of Kansas State Teacher's College at Emporia
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNeosho Headwaters
HUC8 Number11070201
HUC10 NameDow Creek-Neosho River
HUC10 Number1107020103
HUC12 NamePlumb Creek-Neosho River
HUC12 Number110702010304
Map
+
Collection Year1954
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusunknown
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:154
Author:Clarke, R.F., J. Breukelman, and T.F. Andrews
Date:1958
Title:An annotated list of the vertebrates of Lyon County, Kansas.
Journal:Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science
Volume:61
Issue:2
Pages:165-194
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/23/2019].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.