Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID44542
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateUT
CountyWashington
Localitysouthern Utah
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameLower Colorado-Lake Mead
HUC8 Number15010000
Map
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Collection Year1945
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:127
Author:Sigler, W.F., and R.R. Miller.
Date:1963
Title:Fishes of Utah.
Publisher:Utah Department of Fish and Game, Salt Lake City, UT.
Pages:203 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:207
Author:Rees, D.M.
Date:1945
Title:Supplemental notes on mosquito fish in Utah, Gambusia affinis (Baird and Girard).
Journal:Copeia
Volume:1945
Issue:4
Pages:236
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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