Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID45911
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateWA
CountyBenton
Localitya few spring fed ponds near the junction of the Snake and Columbia Rivers
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Columbia-Priest Rapids
HUC8 Number17020016
Map
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Collection Year1979
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:213
Author:Wydoski, R.S., and R.R. Whitney.
Date:1979
Title:Inland Fishes of Washington.
Publisher:University of Washington Press Seattle, WA.
Pages:220 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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