Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID34923
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateMA
CountyBarnstable
LocalityMashpee, cranberry bog next to tributary near the head of Quashnet River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCape Cod
HUC8 Number01090002
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month9
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25091
Author:Harvard University
Date:2012
Title:Museum of Comparative Zoology ichthyology collection database
Publisher:Harvard University
Commentsfiled in cabinet under item # 55413 reproducing; do not know if they will ultimately survive
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalHarvard Museum of Comparative Zoology ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberMCZ 157067
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected12
Year Classseveral
Number Preserved3


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