Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID546820
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateNE
CountyDeuel
LocalitySouth Platte River, at Western Canal
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower South Platte
HUC8 Number10190018
HUC10 NameHartley Draw-South Platte River
HUC10 Number1019001801
HUC12 NameHartley Draw
HUC12 Number101900180105
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month9
Collection Year1995
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Journal:(unpublished data)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 95-42"
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected69


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/28/2020].

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