Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID748230
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateNV
CountyClark
LocalityMoapa (Muddy) River at Warm Springs Road, about 0.8 miles W off NV 168 (formerly NV 7), 7.5 air miles NW NV 168/I-15 junction (Glendale)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMuddy
HUC8 Number15010012
HUC10 NameUpper Muddy River
HUC10 Number1501001208
HUC12 NameBattleship Wash-Muddy River
HUC12 Number150100120801
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month7
Collection Year1977
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:25976
Author:North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences
Date:2013
Title:North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/8099
Publisher:North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences
CommentsData from GBIF data index - original values.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalNorth Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberNCSM 37697
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/24/2019].

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