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Gambusia dominicensis  Regan, 1913

Dominican 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: Regan.

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; sötvatten; brackvatten bentopelagisk; ej vandrande.   Tropical; 22°C - 28°C, preferred ?

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

Central America: Haiti and Dominican Republic. Distributed through the aquarium trade industry.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.5 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 2906); 6.0 cm (female)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Viviparous (Ref. 205). Introduced to billabongs and streams in the vicinity of Alice Springs during the 1940s and 1950s for the purpose of mosquito control. Some researchers place it in the genus Limia (Ref. 44894).

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

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator | Medarbetare

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)

  Endangered (EN) (B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii))

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Akvarium: Kommersiell
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