Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID35858
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateMN
CountyHennepin
LocalityHennepin County, ponds
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameUpper Mississippi-Crow-Rum
HUC8 Number07010200
Map
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Collection Year1961
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:74
Author:Eddy, S., and J.C. Underhill.
Date:1974
Title:Northern fishes, with special reference to the upper Mississippi Valley. 3rd edition.
Publisher:University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN.
Pages:414 pp
CommentsMany populations died since the previous year
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/15/2019].

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