Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID36381
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateMT
CountySweet Grass
LocalityYellowstone River near Boulder River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Yellowstone
HUC8 Number10070002
HUC10 NameDuck Creek-Yellowstone River
HUC10 Number1007000211
HUC12 NameWhitetail Creek-Yellowstone River
HUC12 Number100700021109
Map
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Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:208
Author:Holton, G.D.
Date:1990
Title:A field guide to Montana fishes.
Publisher:Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks Helena, MT.
Pages:104 pp
CommentsCan survive winter only in the ponds or runs from thermal springs
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/18/2019].

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