Specimen Information

Astyanax mexicanus
Astyanax mexicanus
(Mexican Tetra)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID747235
Common NameMexican Tetra
LocalityIndependence Creek just above jct. with Pecos River; Joe Chandler Ranch, 28 mi. SE of Sheffield.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameIndependence
HUC8 Number13070010
HUC10 NameLower Independence Creek
HUC10 Number1307001004
HUC12 NameNorth Canyon-Independence Creek
HUC12 Number130700100405
Collection Day12
Collection Month7
Collection Year1966
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26212
Title:Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
Publisher:Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Reference 2
Ref. Number:25999
Author:Tulane University
Title:Tulane University Museum of Natural History collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/8077
Publisher:Tulane University
CommentsData from GBIF data index - original values.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalTulane University Museum of Natural History collection
Museum Cat NumberTU 41955

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/20/2019].

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