Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID747966
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateAZ
CountyYuma
LocalityIrrigation Ditch. Maps:250k-El Centro, 24k-Yuma East, 100k-Yuma.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Gila
HUC8 Number15070201
HUC10 NameFortuna Wash-Gila River
HUC10 Number1507020115
HUC12 NameSouth Gila Valley-Gila River
HUC12 Number150702011505
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month5
Collection Year2000
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 366140
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2021].

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