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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: 9
Donor Preparation: 9 alcohol; 0 skeleton: 0 clr&stained
Donor Collector: Limnology Dept.
Donor Determiner: N.R.Foster, 1966
Donor Specimen Notes: group_number: 32D |
Donor Collected Date: 1949.September.9-1949.September.9
Donor Field Number: GUA49
Donor Drainage: None
Donor Country: USA
Donor State: Texas
Donor County: Guadalupe Co.
Donor Locality: Guadalupe River, 3/4 mi. S. 17-18 degree W of Sequin.
Donor Collecting Event Remarks: salinity: F |
Donor Latitude: None
Donor Longitude: None
Donor Latitude DMS: ° ' ''
Donor Longitude DMS: ° ' ''


None Academy of Natural Science Philadelphia Limnology Department

Collecting Event

Collected: Sept. 9, 1949
Collecting Event ID: 18182
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Collecting Event Field Notes

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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.
Should be Seguin, not Sequin
Suspect Notes: None
Number of Occurrence Records: 9


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Ecoregion: Ecoregion object
HUC Subbasin: Middle Guadalupe
HUC Subwatershed Name: Youngs Creek-Guadalupe River
HUC 12 Code: 121002020108
Jurisdiction: Guadalupe, Texas
Description: Guadalupe River southwest of Seguin
Latitude/Longitude: 29.54889 N, -98.00442 W
Error: 3246.0 m


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