Pecos gambusia

The Pecos gambusia lives in the benthopelagic, non-migratory, freshwater, pH range: 7.5 - 8.0, dH range: 30 environment.

* Pecos gambusia, Gambusia nobilis (Baird & Girard, 1853). * Panuco gambusia, Gambusia panuco Hubbs, 1926. * Tiburon Peninsula gambusia, Gambusia pseudopunctata Rivas, 1969. * Cuban gambusia, Gambusia punctata Poey, 1854. More

The Pecos gambusia was originally described as Heterandria nobilis (04) but placed in Gambusia in 1859 (05). More

Nonindigenous Occurrences: The Pecos gambusia was introduced into New Mexico in Lake St. More

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The Pecos Gambusia has a severely reduced range across the central Pecos River basin in west Texas and southeastern New Mexico. More

populations of Pecos Gambusia occur near Balmorhea in aquatic habitat supported by nearby springs and at the man-made cienega. Describe why you decided to study this particular organism. More

Pecos gambusia are about 2 inches in length when fully grown. Life History Small invertebrates and algae form the diet of the Pecos gambusia. It is primarily a surface feeder. More

Common names

Gambusia nobilis in Catalan (Català)
Harsomoskiittokala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
pecos gambusia in English
Pecos-moskitofisk in Danish (dansk)
珍食蚊魚 in Mandarin Chinese
珍食蚊鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Poeciliidae
Genus : Gambusia
Species : Gambusia nobilis
Authority : Baird and Girard, 1853