Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID44348
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateTX
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid TypeState
Map
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Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Commentscomment on species list distributed at the Desert Fishes Council Meeting October 1995.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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