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Gambusia holbrooki Girard 1859

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Distribution: North America – Atlantic and Gulf Coast drainages, eastern U.S.A.; widely introduced elsewhere for mosquito control.

Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

Submitted by
Heiko Bleher
GPS
32.3749084, 51.3730164
Geographical region
Southern Asia
Drainage Basin
Zayandeh River
River catchment
Zayandeh River
Water body type
Artificial reservoir
Water body name
Zarrinshahr
Water body part
Pool
Water body course
Lower course
Water body: tributary of
Wetland
Tributary name
Gavkhouni swamp
Type locality
Palatka, eastern Florida, [Palatka, eastern Florida and Charleston, South Carolina], U.S.A.
Conservation status/IUCN Red List
Not Evaluated (NE)

Water Chemistry

Water information

Water type
Fresh water
Water color
Clear water
Water transparency
Concentration of sediments
Water temperature
°C
Water flow/curent

Chemical parameters

pH
Conductivity
GH
KH
Dissolved Oxygen

Biology

Standard length
cm
Water volume (min. aquarium)
l
Social behaviour
Behaviour description
Aggression grade
Peacefull
Activity
Day active
Sexual dimorphism
Nutrition in Nature

Reproduction

Breeding tank set-up
Nutrition parents
Mating type
Spawning behaviour
Breeding habits
Hatching period
Number of eggs in average
Parental care
Fry number
Nutrition fry
Notes on reproduction