Species Details : Gambusia affinis (Baird & Girard, 1853)

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Gambusia affinis (Baird & Girard, 1853) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Gambusia affinis  (Baird & Girard, 1853)
Synonyms:
Fundulus inurus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Fundulus inurus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
Gambusia affinis affinis (Baird & Girard, 1853) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Gambusia affinis affinis (Baird & Girard, 1853)
Gambusia affinis katruelis (Baird & Girard, 1853) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Gambusia affinis katruelis (Baird & Girard, 1853)
Gambusia gracilis Girard, 1859 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Gambusia gracilis Girard, 1859
Gambusia humilis Günther, 1866 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Gambusia humilis Günther, 1866
Gambusia patruelis (Baird & Girard, 1853) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Gambusia patruelis (Baird & Girard, 1853)
Haplochilus melanops Cope, 1870 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Haplochilus melanops Cope, 1870
Heterandria affinis Baird & Girard, 1853 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Heterandria affinis Baird & Girard, 1853
Heterandria patruelis Baird & Girard, 1853 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Heterandria patruelis Baird & Girard, 1853
Zygonectes brachypterus Cope, 1880 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Zygonectes brachypterus Cope, 1880
Zygonectes gracilis (Girard, 1859) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Zygonectes gracilis (Girard, 1859)
Zygonectes inurus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Zygonectes inurus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
Zygonectes patruelis (Baird & Girard, 1853) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Zygonectes patruelis (Baird & Girard, 1853)
Common names:
Common name Transliteration Language Country
Barkaleci Barkaleci Albanian Albania Click here to show the literature
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Gambusia Gambusia Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Vestlig moskitofisk Vestlig moskitofisk Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Live-bearing tooth-carp Live-bearing tooth-carp English - Click here to show the literature
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Mosquito Fish Mosquito Fish English - Click here to show the literature
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Mosquito Fish Mosquito Fish English Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Mosquito Fish Mosquito Fish English Kazakhstan Click here to show the literature
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Mosquito Fish Mosquito Fish English New Zealand Click here to show the literature
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Mosquito Fish Mosquito Fish English Russia Click here to show the literature
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Mosquito Fish Mosquito Fish English Sri Lanka Click here to show the literature
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Mosquito Fish Mosquito Fish English USA Click here to show the literature
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Mosquito-fish Mosquito-fish English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Mosquitofish Mosquitofish English - Click here to show the literature
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Mosquitofish Mosquitofish English Canada Click here to show the literature
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Mosquitofish Mosquitofish English India Click here to show the literature
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Mosquitofish Mosquitofish English Papua New Guinea Click here to show the literature
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Mosquitofish Mosquitofish English Puerto Rico Click here to show the literature
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Mosquitofish Mosquitofish English USA Click here to show the literature
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Mosquitofish Mosquitofish English Uzbekistan Click here to show the literature
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Mosquitofish Mosquitofish English Zimbabwe Click here to show the literature
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Topminnow Topminnow English - Click here to show the literature
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Western mosquitofish Western mosquitofish English Canada Click here to show the literature
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Western mosquitofish Western mosquitofish English Japan Click here to show the literature
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Western mosquitofish Western mosquitofish English Mexico Click here to show the literature
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Western mosquitofish Western mosquitofish English USA Click here to show the literature
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Harilik gambuusia Harilik gambuusia Estonian Estonia Click here to show the literature
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Moskiittokala Moskiittokala Finnish Finland Click here to show the literature
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Alevin Alevin French France: South-west of France Click here to show the literature
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Gambouse Gambouse French France: South of France Click here to show the literature
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Gambuse Gambuse French France: Not specified. Click here to show the literature
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Gambusie Gambusie French Canada Click here to show the literature
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Gambusie Gambusie French France Click here to show the literature
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Koboldkärpfling Koboldkaerpfling German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Silberkärpfling Silberkaerpfling German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Texaskärpfling Texaskaerpfling German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Gambusia Gambusia Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Kadayashi Kadayashi Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
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Kadayasi Kadayasi Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
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カダヤシ Kadayashi Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
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カダヤシ(タップミンノー) Kadayashi(tappumin'no) Japanese Japan
大肚魚 Da du yu Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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大肚鱼 Da du yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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食蚊魚 Shih wun yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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食蚊鱼 Shi wen yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Gambusia Gambusia Marathi India: Maharashtra State Click here to show the literature
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Kounoupopsaro Kounoupopsaro Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Κουνουπόψαρο Kounoupopsaro Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Machar Machha Machar Machha Nepali Nepal Click here to show the literature
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Gambuzia pospolita Gambuzia pospolita Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
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Gambuzia Gambuzia Portuguese Portugal
Gambusia Gambusia Romany Romania Click here to show the literature
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Gambuzie Gambuzie Romany Romania Click here to show the literature
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Gambuzija Gambuzija Russian Ukraine Click here to show the literature
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Obyknovennaya gambuziya Obyknovennaya gambuziya Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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Гамбузия Gambuzia Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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миссисипская гамбузия Missisipskaa gambuzia Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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Gambusino Gambusino Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Guayacón mosquito Guayacon mosquito Spanish Mexico Click here to show the literature
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Gupi Gupi Spanish Puerto Rico Click here to show the literature
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orillero Orillero Spanish Argentina Click here to show the literature
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Västlig moskitfisk Vaestlig moskitfisk Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
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Isdang canal Isdang canal Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Dai to ue Dai to ue Yue Chinese - Click here to show the literature
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San hang ue San hang ue Yue Chinese - Click here to show the literature
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tes Tes Yue Chinese - Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Kingdom Animalia CoL
Phylum Chordata CoL
Class Actinopterygii FishBase
Order Cyprinodontiformes FishBase
Family Poeciliidae FishBase
Genus Gambusia FishBase
Distribution: North and Central America: Mississippi River basin from central Indiana and Illinois in USA south to Gulf of Mexico and Gulf Slope drainages west to Mexico. One of the species with the widest range of introductions which acquired for itself a near pan-global distribution (Ref. 1739). Several countries report adverse ecological impact after introduction.
Environment: Brackish,freshwater
Additional data: Author and year from Eschmeyer (CofF 1998: Ref. 26282).
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: 2014-05-19
Source database: FishBase, Feb 2018   99%
Bibliographic citation: Froese R. & Pauly D. (eds). (2020). FishBase (version Feb 2018). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2020-02-24 (Roskov Y., Ower G., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., Nieukerken E. van, Penev L.). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=3215
Conversion date: 2020-02-25 17:48:28