Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID43031
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateTN
LocalityBarren drainage (in Tennessee)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameBarren
HUC8 Number05110002
Map
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Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:705
Author:Etnier, D.A., and W.C. Starnes.
Date:1993
Title:The fishes of Tennessee.
Publisher:The University of Tennessee Press
Pages:681 pp
Commentsprobably introduced
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2019].

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