Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID747864
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateCA
CountyMonterey
LocalitySalinas River, S shore about 2 km upstream from ocean
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSalinas
HUC8 Number18060005
HUC10 NameEl Toro Creek-Salinas River
HUC10 Number1806000515
HUC12 NameAlisal Creek-Salinas River
HUC12 Number180600051509
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month10
Collection Year1988
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:25971
Author:Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Date:2013
Title:Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County vertebrate collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/14305
Publisher:Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
CommentsData from GBIF data index - original values.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalNatural History Museum of Los Angeles County vertebrate collection
Museum Cat NumberLACM 44665-2
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/14/2020].

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