Specimen Information

Poecilia mexicana
Poecilia mexicana
(Shortfin Molly)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID38783
GroupFishes
GenusPoecilia
Speciesmexicana
Common NameShortfin Molly
StateNV
CountyClark
LocalityMoapa (Muddy) River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMuddy
HUC8 Number15010012
Map
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Collection Year1972
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:279
Author:Deacon, J.E., and J.E. Williams
Date:1984
Title:Annotated list of the fishes of Nevada.
Journal:Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington
Volume:97
Issue:1
Pages:103-118
Reference 2
Ref. Number:286
Author:Cross, J.N.
Date:1976
Title:Status of the native fish fauna of the Moapa River (Clark County, Nevada).
Journal:Transactions of the American Fisheries Society
Volume:105
Issue:4
Pages:503-508
Reference 3
Ref. Number:237
Author:Deacon, J.E., and W.G. Bradley
Date:1972
Title:Ecological distribution of fishes of Moapa (Muddy) River in Clark County, Nevada.
Journal:Transactions of the American Fisheries Society
Volume:101
Issue:3
Pages:408-412
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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