Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID747997
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateCA
CountyLos Angeles
LocalityLos Angeles River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLos Angeles
HUC8 Number18070105
HUC10 NameUpper Los Angeles River
HUC10 Number1807010502
HUC12 NameTujunga Wash-Los Angeles River
HUC12 Number180701050208
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month9
Collection Year1931
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 31708-1
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/20/2019].

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