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Western Mosquitofish
Gambusia affinis
Specimen Details

Verbatim Donor Data

Donor Family: None
Donor Genus: Gambusia
Donor Species: affinis
Donor Hybrid Species: None
Donor Subspecies: None
Donor Num Specimens: 3
Donor Preparation: 3 alcohol; 0 skeleton: 0 clr&stained
Donor Collector: J. J. Loos, et al. - ANSP Dept. of Limnology
Donor Determiner: N.R.Foster, 1970
Donor Specimen Notes: group_number: 32D |
Donor Collected Date: 1969.July.28-1969.August.8
Donor Field Number: SAB69-CB
Donor Drainage: None
Donor Country: USA
Donor State: Texas
Donor County: Orange Co.
Donor Locality: Cow Bayou, ca 0.6 mi above Sabine River, south of West Orange.
Donor Collecting Event Remarks: salinity: B | \remarks: Sabine sta.CB.
Donor Latitude: None
Donor Longitude: None
Donor Latitude DMS: ° ' ''
Donor Longitude DMS: ° ' ''


J.J. Loos
None Academy of Natural Science Philadelphia Department of Limnology

Collecting Event

Collected: July 28, 1969 - Aug. 8, 1969
Collecting Event ID: 22339
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Taxon: Gambusia affinis
Determiner: Agent object
Staff Notes:
Not flagged for specimen examination. By default we accept donor specimen determinations (after synonymization to our taxonomy). If georeferenced to TX this record has been considered in spatial context with other occurrences of this species and accepted as correct.
Suspect Notes: None
Number of Occurrence Records: 3


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Ecoregion: Ecoregion object
HUC Subbasin: Lower Sabine
HUC Subwatershed Name: Black Bayou-Sabine River
HUC 12 Code: 120100051100
Jurisdiction: Orange, Texas
Description: Cow Bayou, 0.6 mi upstream of Sabine River
Latitude/Longitude: 30.02551 N, -93.75164 W
Error: 978.5 m


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