Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID39020
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateNV
CountyClark
LocalityRogers Spring (Overton Arm of Lake Mead)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Mead
HUC8 Number15010005
Map
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Collection Month3
Collection Year1963
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:120
Author:Hubbs, C., and J.E. Deacon
Date:1964
Title:Additional introductions of tropical fishes into southern Nevada.
Journal:The Southwestern Naturalist
Volume:9
Issue:4
Pages:249-251
Reference 2
Ref. Number:385
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and J.E. Deacon
Date:1983
Title:Fish introductions in the American Southwest: a case history of Rogers Spring, Nevada.
Journal:Southwestern Naturalist
Volume:28
Pages:221-224
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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