Species under Gambusia
n= 45
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Gambusia affinis
(Baird & Girard, 1853)
Mosquitofish North and Central America 5.1
Gambusia alvarezi
Hubbs & Springer, 1957
Yellowfin gambusia North America 3
Gambusia amistadensis
Peden, 1973
Amistad gambusia North America 3.5
Gambusia atrora
Rosen & Bailey, 1963
Blackfin gambusia Central America 3
Gambusia aurata
Miller & Minckley, 1970
Golden gambusia Central America 3.02
Gambusia baracoana
Rivas, 1944
Central America 2.5
Gambusia beebei
Myers, 1935
Miragoane gambusia Central America 3.3
Gambusia bucheri
Rivas, 1944
Central America
Gambusia clarkhubbsi
Garrett & Edwards, 2003
San Felipe gambusia North America 5.8
Gambusia dominicensis
Regan, 1913
Dominican gambusia Central America 2.5
Gambusia echeagarayi
(Álvarez, 1952)
Maya gambusia Central America 2.94
Gambusia eurystoma
Miller, 1975
Widemouth gambusia Central America 3.5
Gambusia gaigei
Hubbs, 1929
Big Bend gambusia North America 5.4
Gambusia geiseri
Hubbs & Hubbs, 1957
Largespring gambusia North America 4.4
Gambusia georgei
Hubbs & Peden, 1969
San Marcos gambusia North America 4
Gambusia heterochir
Hubbs, 1957
Clear Creek gambusia North America 5.4
Gambusia hispaniolae
Fink, 1971
Hispaniolan gambusia Central America 2.98
Gambusia holbrooki
Girard, 1859
Eastern mosquitofish Introduced worldwide in tropical and subtropical countries. North America 4.7
Gambusia hurtadoi
Hubbs & Springer, 1957
Crescent gambusia North America 2.5
Gambusia krumholzi
Minckley, 1963
Spotfin gambusia Central America 4
Gambusia lemaitrei
Fowler, 1950
South America 3
Gambusia longispinis
Minckley, 1962
Cuatrocienegas gambusia North America 5
Gambusia luma
Rosen & Bailey, 1963
Sleek mosquitofish Central America 4.2
Gambusia manni
Hubbs, 1927
Central America 6.5
Gambusia marshi
Minckley & Craddock, 1962
Robust gambusia North America 2.42
Gambusia melapleura
(Gosse, 1851)
Striped gambusia Central America 3.42
Gambusia monticola
Rivas, 1971
Central America
Gambusia myersi
Ahl, 1925
North America
Gambusia nicaraguensis
Günther, 1866
Nicaraguan mosquitofish Central America 3
Gambusia nobilis
(Baird & Girard, 1853)
Pecos gambusia North America 4.8
Gambusia panuco
Hubbs, 1926
Panuco gambusia Central America 3.5
Gambusia pseudopunctata
Rivas, 1969
Tiburon Peninsula gambusia Central America 3.2
Gambusia punctata
Poey, 1854
Cuban gambusia Central America 4.8
Gambusia puncticulata
Poey, 1854
Caribbean gambusia Central America 3.58
Gambusia quadruncus
Langerhans, 2012
Central America 2.79
Gambusia regani
Hubbs, 1926
Forlon gambusia Central America 3.5
Gambusia rhizophorae
Rivas, 1969
Mangrove gambusia North America 5
Gambusia senilis
Girard, 1859
Blotched gambusia North America 5.5
Gambusia sexradiata
Hubbs, 1936
Teardrop mosquito North America 2.6
Gambusia speciosa
Girard, 1859
Tex-Mex gambusia North America 3
Gambusia vittata
Hubbs, 1926
Gulf gambusia Central America 4.5
Gambusia wrayi
Regan, 1913
Wray's gambusia Central America 3.22
Gambusia xanthosoma
Greenfield, 1983
Cayman gambusia Central America 3.44
Gambusia yucatana
Regan, 1914
Yucatan gambusia Central America 5.5
Gambusia zarskei
Meyer, Schories & Schartl, 2010
North America 2.31
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