Specimen Information

Gambusia geiseri
Gambusia geiseri
(Largespring Gambusia)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID850333
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesgeiseri
Common NameLargespring Gambusia
StateTX
CountyReeves
LocalitySan Solomon Springs, Balmorhea State Park, Toyahvale
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameToyah
HUC8 Number13070003
HUC10 NameUpper Toyah Creek
HUC10 Number1307000302
HUC12 NameSan Solomon Creek-Toyah Creek
HUC12 Number130700030201
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked misidentified
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27388
Author:Sanchez, J.L., B.B. Boutwell, S.T. Hamontree, G.P. Garrett, R.H. Lewis, A.N. Ragan, M. Tobler, and R.D. Haynes.
Date:2014
Title:Reproductive characteristics of two Gambusia congeners in west Texas.
Journal:The Southwestern Naturalist
Volume:59
Issue:3
Pages:438-441
CommentsIn the 1930s, G. geiseri was mistaken by fisheries managers for its congener, G. affinis, and was distributed across Texas for mosquito control (Hubbs and Springer, 1957).
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected36
Number of Females16


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/18/2019].

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