Specimen Information

Gambusia holbrooki
Gambusia holbrooki
(Eastern Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID38061
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesholbrooki
Common NameEastern Mosquitofish
StateNJ
CountyCamden
LocalityCamden
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Delaware
HUC8 Number02040202
HUC10 NameCooper River-Delaware River
HUC10 Number0204020204
HUC12 NamePetty Island-Delaware River
HUC12 Number020402020405
Map
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Collection Year1905
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1414
Author:Seal, W.P.
Date:1910
Title:Fishes in their relation to the mosquito problem. Paper presented before the Fourth International Fishery Congress held at Washington, U.S.A., September 22 to 26, 1908.
Journal:Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries
Volume:28
Issue:683
Pages:831-838
Reference 2
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
Comments10000 Gambusia and Heterandria from North Carolina were stocked near Camden, NJ; 8000 in one locality
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked10000


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2019].

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