Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID47094
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateWY
Localitysome waters of southeastern Wyoming
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Laramie
HUC8 Number10180011
Map
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Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1362
Author:Hubert, W.
Date:1994
Title:Exotic fishes
Publisher:Wyoming Game and Fish Department
Pages:158-174
Commentsintroducted for mosquito control
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/19/2019].

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