Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID44854
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateUT
CountyGrand
LocalityGreen River just above Price River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Green-Desolation Canyon
HUC8 Number14060005
HUC10 NameFlorence Creek-Green River
HUC10 Number1406000509
HUC12 NameLower Rattlesnake Canyon-Green River
HUC12 Number140600050906
Map
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Collection Year1982
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1578
Author:Tyus, H.M., B.D. Burdick, R.A. Valdez, C.M. Haynes, T.A. Lytle, and C.R. Berry.
Date:1982
Title:Fishes of the upper Colorado basin: distribution, abundance, and status.
Publisher:Western Division, American Fisheries Society.
Pages:12-70
Reference 2
Ref. Number:128
Author:Rees, D.M.
Date:1934
Title:Notes on mosquito fish in Utah, Gambusia affinis (Baird and Girard).
Journal:Copeia
Volume:1945
Issue:4
Pages:236
Reference 3
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
CommentsRees 1934 and 1945 provide evidence that the original species introduced into Utah is Gambusia affinis and not Gambusia holbrooki
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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