Specimen Information

Gambusia affinis
Gambusia affinis
(Western Mosquitofish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID859935
GroupFishes
GenusGambusia
Speciesaffinis
Common NameWestern Mosquitofish
StateMI
CountyOakland
LocalityMinnow Pond Creek west of Farmington Road, Rouge River trib.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDetroit
HUC8 Number04090004
HUC10 NameUpper River Rouge
HUC10 Number0409000401
HUC12 NameSmith Drain-Upper River Rouge
HUC12 Number040900040103
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26701
Author:Muller, B.
Date:2014
Title:Mummichogs establish beachead in Michigan
Journal:American Currents
Volume:39
Issue:1
Pages:2-4
Commentscollected again in October but close to death from the cold
Record TypeLiterature
Verifierseveral ichthyologists
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number of Females3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/15/2019].

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