Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID36265
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateMS
CountyHinds
Localitya rural area of Hinds County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Map
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Collection Year1948
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1415
Author:Krumholz, L.A.
Date:1948
Title:Reproduction in the western mosquitofish, Gambusia affinis affinis (Baird & Girard), and its use in mosquito control.
Journal:Ecological Monographs
Volume:18
Issue:1
Pages:1-43
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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