Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID747909
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateVA
CountyLunenburg
LocalityNo Known Tributary of Flat Rock Creek, South Boston
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMeherrin
HUC8 Number03010204
HUC10 NameFlat Rock Creek-Meherrin River
HUC10 Number0301020403
HUC12 NameFlat Rock Creek
HUC12 Number030102040303
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month8
Collection Year1997
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: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 351213
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/21/2019].

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