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Gambusia vittata  Hubbs, 1926

Gulf gambusia
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > 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.

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; acqua dolce benthopelagico; pH range: 6.5 - 7.8; dH range: ? - 20.   Tropical; 24°C - 28°C (Ref. 26130), preferred ?

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Central America: Mexico.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.5 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 26130); 6.0 cm (female)

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Inhabits flowing waters (such as rivers, streams and the adjacent areas), as well as standing waters. Prefers the deeper water of 1 m or more.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Gestation period is 6 weeks. Female gives birth to 15-30 young. Sexual maturity is reached between third and fourth months.

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Lucinda, P.H.F., 2003. Poeciliidae (Livebearers). p. 555-581. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brazil. (Ref. 50894)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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FAO(Publication : search) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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