Gambusia senilis Girard, 1859
Blotched gambusia
Gambusia senilis
photo by Sneegas, G.W.

 Family:  Poeciliidae (Poeciliids), subfamily: Poeciliinae
 Max. size:  5.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 7 - 7.80000019073486; dH range: 5 - 30, non-migratory
 Distribution:  North America: Devils River (Rio Grande drainage), Texas in the USA; and in Mexico.
 Biology:  Inhabits springs, and vegetated quiet pools and backwaters.
 IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
 Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 30.05.94

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