Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID546788
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateNE
CountyMerrick
LocalityLoup River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Platte-Prairie
HUC8 Number10200103
HUC10 NameWarm Slough-Platte River
HUC10 Number1020010304
HUC12 NamePrairie Island-Platte River
HUC12 Number102001030404
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month7
Collection Year1992
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Journal:(unpublished data)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: "SCP #92-"
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/24/2019].

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