Specimen Information

Astyanax mexicanus
Astyanax mexicanus
(Mexican Tetra)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID549709
GroupFishes
GenusAstyanax
Speciesmexicanus
Common NameMexican Tetra
StateTX
CountyHays
Locality4 miles (east?) and 0.5 miles south of San Marcos Spring, Texas.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Marcos
HUC8 Number12100203
HUC10 NameUpper San Marcos River
HUC10 Number1210020303
HUC12 NamePurgatory Creek-San Marcos River
HUC12 Number121002030302
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month8
Collection Year1960
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26212
Author:GBIF
Date:2013
Title:Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
Publisher:Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Reference 2
Ref. Number:25967
Author:Smithsonian Institution
Date:2013
Title:National Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/1836
Publisher:Smithsonian Institution
CommentsData from GBIF data index - original values.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalNational Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 310225
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/24/2021].

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