Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID748031
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateMA
CountyBarnstable
LocalityMashpee, cranberry bog next to tributary near the head of Quashnet River.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCape Cod
HUC8 Number01090002
HUC10 NameCape Cod
HUC10 Number0109000202
HUC12 NameWequaquet Lake
HUC12 Number010900020206
Map
+
Collection Day30
Collection Month9
Collection Year1999
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:25960
Author:Harvard University
Date:2013
Title:Museum of Comparative Zoology specimen collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/14100
Publisher:Harvard University
CommentsData from GBIF data index - original values.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalMuseum of Comparative Zoology specimen collection
Museum Cat NumberMCZ 157067
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2019].

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