Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID546777
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateNE
CountyBuffalo
LocalityPlatte River, 3s Elm Creek, backwater
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Platte-Buffalo
HUC8 Number10200101
HUC10 NameElm Creek-Platte River
HUC10 Number1020010109
HUC12 NameMoses Hill Lagoon
HUC12 Number102001010905
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month7
Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16152
Author:Schainost, S.
Date:2005
Title:Exotic fish distributions in Nebraska.
Journal:(unpublished data)
CommentsOriginal note from dataset: "JDL 88-3"
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected58


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/22/2019].

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