Specimen Information

Heterandria formosa
Heterandria formosa
(Least Killifish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID38062
GroupFishes
GenusHeterandria
Speciesformosa
Common NameLeast Killifish
StateNJ
Locality90 miles from Cape May
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameGreat Egg Harbor
HUC8 Number02040302
Map
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Collection Year1905
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusfailed
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
Comments10000 Gambusia and Heterandria were stocked; 8000 in one location
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked10000


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/24/2019].

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