Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID615309
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateCA
CountyPlacer
LocalityRoseville, Kaseberg Creek, adjacent to Woodcreek Highschool, NW of the intersection of Junction Blvd and Woodcreek Oaks Blvd
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Coon-Upper Auburn
HUC8 Number18020161
HUC10 NamePleasant Grove Creek-Cross Canal
HUC10 Number1802016103
HUC12 NamePleasant Grove Creek
HUC12 Number180201610302
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month8
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26614
Author:Rose, J.P., O.J. Miano, and B.D. Todd
Date:2013
Title:Trapping efficiency, demography, and density of an introduced population of northern watersnakes, Nerodia sipedon, in California.
Journal:Journal of Herpetology
Volume:47
Issue:3
Pages:421-427
Commentssurvey dates from July 15 through September 10, 2011.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedmany


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2019].

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