Specimen Information

Gambusia holbrooki
Gambusia holbrooki
(Eastern Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID42030
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesholbrooki
Common NameEastern Mosquitofish
StatePA
CountyDelaware
LocalityDelaware County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameLower Delaware
HUC8 Number02040202
Map
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Collection Year1983
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:211
Author:Cooper, E.L.
Date:1983
Title:Fishes of Pennsylvania and the Northeastern United States.
Publisher:Pennsylvania State University Press University Park, PA.
Pages:243 pp.
Comments"No records of this fish are available for Pennsylvania except for an introduced population in Delaware county. The low winter temperatures may limit the success of populations in Pennsylvania."
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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