Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID46889
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateWV
Localityupper Potomac
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NamePotomac
HUC8 Number02070000
Map
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Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statuscollected
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2019].

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