Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID748079
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateIL
CountyKendall
LocalityFox River @ R.M. 38.0 ust of Yorkville Illinois Dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Fox
HUC8 Number7120007
HUC10 NameFerson Creek-Fox River
HUC10 Number0712000701
HUC12 NameTown of Oswego-Fox River
HUC12 Number071200070111
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month10
Collection Year2008
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:25980
Author:Ohio State University
Date:2013
Title:Ohio State University Museum ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://www.gbif.org/dataset/813b435e-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a
Publisher:Ohio State University
CommentsData from GBIF data index - original values.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalOhio State University Museum ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberOSUM 108272
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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