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Gambusia gaigei  Hubbs, 1929

Big Bend gambusia
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Cyprinodontiformes (Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Poeciliidae (Poeciliids) > Poeciliinae
Etymology: Gambusia: Gambusia: From the Cuban term, Gambusino, which means "nothing", usually in the context of a joke or a farce. Fishing for gambusinos = when one catches nothing (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Hubbs.

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; sötvatten bentopelagisk; ej vandrande.   Subtropical, preferred ?; 30°N - 28°N

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North America: formerly found in Boquillas and Graham Ranch springs, Brewster County in Texas; now restricted to an artificial spring-fed pond in Big Bend National Park in Texas, USA.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.4 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 5723); common length : 2.3 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 12193)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Inhabits vegetated, spring-fed sloughs and ponds (Ref. 5723).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea and W.B. Scott, 1991. Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States and Canada. Am. Fish. Soc. Spec. Pub. (20):183 p. (Ref. 3814)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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