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Gambusia vittata  Hubbs, 1926

Gulf 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.

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

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

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Central America: Mexico.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.5 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 26130); 6.0 cm (female)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. 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 Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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

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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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