Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID747938
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateCA
CountyMonterey
LocalityPajaro River, 10 mi. west of Hwy 101
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePajaro
HUC8 Number18060002
HUC10 NamePajaro River
HUC10 Number1806000208
HUC12 NameLower Pajaro River
HUC12 Number180600020805
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month8
Collection Year1961
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 2602
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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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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