Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID747715
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateCA
CountySanta Clara
LocalityCoyote Cr. opposite Milpitas, elev. ca. 20 ft.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCoyote
HUC8 Number18050003
HUC10 NameLower Coyote Creek-Frontal San Francisco Bay Estuaries
HUC10 Number1805000302
HUC12 NameLower Penitencia Creek-Frontal San Francisco Bay Estuaries
HUC12 Number180500030204
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month10
Collection Year1941
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
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:25917
Author:California Academy of Sciences.
Date:2013
Title:California Academy of Sciences ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/14071
Publisher:California Academy of Sciences.
CommentsData from GBIF data index - original values.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalCalifornia Academy of Sciences ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberCAS 18610
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/1/2020].

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