Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID45913
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateWA
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NamePacific Northwest Region
HUC8 Number17000000
Map
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Collection Year1979
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statuscollected
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
CommentsCan survive and reproduce in the summer, but if it drops below 4 C it must be reintroduced due to die-off.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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