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Gambusia affinis

(Baird & Girard 1853)
  

Gambusia affinis was originally described as Heterandria affinis by Baird & Girard in 1853. It belongs to the family Poeciliidae and subfamily Poeciliinae. It is commonly known as Mosquitofish but has many other common names such as Mosquito-fish in Australia, western mosquitofish in USA (contiguous states), Kadayashi in Japan, Mosquitofish in Papua New Guinea, Isdang canal in Philippines. more common names It is found in Fresh and Brackish water.
Species   affinis
AuthorWI   Baird [S. F.] & Girard [C. F.]
AuthorNI   Baird & Girard
Qualification   ---
Year   1853
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontiformes
Family   Poeciliidae
Subfamily  
Poeciliinae Poeciliinae
Genus   Gambusia
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cyprinodontiformes
Family   Poeciliidae
Subfamily   Poeciliinae
Genus   Gambusia
Original Name   Heterandria        
Taxon Name   affinis
Original Combination   Heterandria affinis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Heterandria affinis
OriginalSubGenus   Heterandria
Original Author   Baird & Girard
Original AuthorWI   Baird [S. F.] & Girard [C. F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1853
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Poeciliinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Rio Medina and Rio Salado, Texas, U.S.A.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:143 [ref. 13621].
Primary Code   ---
Page   390

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---


Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---
Current Subspecies Year (Baird & Girard 1853)


Current Genus Species Gambusia affinis
Current Species   affinis
Current Genus Gambusia
Current AuthorWI Baird [S. F.] & Girard [C. F.]
Current AuthorNI   Baird & Girard
Current Year   1853
Current Family Poeciliidae
Current Subfamily
Poeciliinae Poeciliinae

Habitat freshwater, brackish.        
Water Fresh and Brackish water
   

Current Summary   Valid as Gambusia affinis  (Baird & Girard 1853). Poeciliidae: Poeciliinae.
 
Name History   •Valid as Gambusia affinis (Baird & Girard 1853), subspecies affinis (Baird & Girard 1853) -- (Kawanabe & Mizuno 1989:430 [ref. 25598], Sakai et al. 2001:89 [ref. 25693]). •Valid as Gambusia affinis (Baird & Girard 1853) -- (Berg 1949:990 [ref. 20662], Okada 1961:741 [ref. 6363], Rosen & Bailey 1963:94 [ref. 7067], Lee et al. 1980:538 [ref. 22416], Alkahem & Behnke 1983:564 [ref. 8384], Cadwallader & Backhouse 1983:171 [ref. 25473], Greenfield & Wildrick 1984:931 [ref. 11453], Uyeno & Arai in Masuda et al. 1984:83 [ref. 6441], Chen in Kuang et al. 1986:184 [ref. 26639], Robins & Ray 1986:110 [ref. 23100], Smith 1986:267 [ref. 22186], Wildrick et al. 1985:1054 [ref. 11519], Robison & Buchanan 1988:338 [ref. 23393], Wooten et al. 1988:283 [ref. 22447], Paxton et al. 1989:347 [ref. 12442], Rauchenberger 1989:3 [ref. 15687], Paulin et al. 1989:146 [ref. 24556], Zheng 1989:294 [ref. 21202], McAllister 1990:126 [ref. 14674], Allen & Coates 1990:69 [ref. 25561], Page & Burr 1991:235 [ref. 18983], Coad 1991:20 [ref. 15702], Pethiyagoda 1991:190 [ref. 20075], Talwar & Jhingran 1991:756 [ref. 20764], Pan et al. in Pan et al. 1991:326 [ref. 23876], Allen et al. 1992:299 [ref. 21400], Boschung 1992:89 [ref. 23239], Singh & Yazdani 1993:200 [ref. 24022], Espinosa Pérez et al. 1993:45 [ref. 22290], Skelton 1993:278 [ref. 24071], Etnier & Starnes 1993:372 [ref. 22809], La Rivers 1994:532 [ref. 23389], Warren et al. 1994:133 [ref. 25557], Knight & Hastings 1994:150 [ref. 25560], Baxter & Stone 1995:216 [ref. 23374], Yang & Chen 1995:106 [ref. 23555], Coad 1995:26 [ref. 23608], Cross & Collins 1995:179 [ref. 23394], Zhu 1995:160 [ref. 25213], Mrakovcic et al. 1995:185 [ref. 23079], Haro et al. 1996:6 [ref. 25004], Chilcott & Humphries 1996:147 [ref. 25528], Mettee et al. 1996:479 [ref. 25836], Sigler & Sigler 1996:227 [ref. 25943], Reshetnikov et al. 1997:746 [ref. 24702], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:922 [ref. 23897], Castro et al. 1998:79 [ref. 24271], Sato et al. 1998:38 [ref. 24972], Manimekalan 1998:440 [ref. 24989], Rema Devi & Raghunathan 1999:157 [ref. 24759], Rema Devi & Raghunathan 1999:172 [ref. 24760], Walters & Freeman 2000:555 [ref. 24473], Rema Devi et al. 1999:160 [ref. 24758], Parenti 1999:2200 [ref. 24784], Fuller et al. 1999:304 [ref. 25838], Ruiz-Campos et al. 2000:77 [ref. 24940], Nakabo 2000:546 [ref. 25086], Rafique 2000:326 [ref. 25220], Azeroual et al. 2000:20 [ref. 25366], Lyons et al. 2000:67 [ref. 26594], Matsuura et al. 2000:193 [ref. 26000], Ghedotti 2000:38 [ref. 27228], Kottelat 2001:144 [ref. 25780], Hutchins 2001:24 [ref. 25847], Gabrielyan 2001:28 [ref. 25867], Ross et al. 2001:376 [ref. 25978], Skelton 2001:278 [ref. 27406], Keith et al. 2002:96 [ref. 31473], Nakabo 2002:546 [ref. 26001], Moyle 2002:317 [ref. 26449], Ghedotti & Wiley 2003:1157 [ref. 27019], Lucinda in Reis et al. 2003:558 [ref. 27061], Garrett & Edwards 2003:783 [ref. 27258], Mirza 2003:22 [ref. 27265], López et al. 2003:71 [ref. 27366], Yadav 2003:23 [ref. 27711], Wydoski & Whitney 2003:163 [ref. 27816], Nelson et al. 2004:103 [ref. 27807], Miller & Robison 2004:277 [ref. 27931], Seegers et al. 2003:41 [ref. 28087], Larson & Pidgeon 2004:196 [ref. 28107], Menni 2004:86 [ref. 28131], Bogutskaya & Naseka 2004:178 [ref. 28183], Mundy 2005:293 [ref. 28379], Lucinda & Reis 2005:41 [ref. 29205], Miller 2006:220 [ref. 28615], Shrestha 2008:206 [ref. 29923], Fricke et al. 2007:72 [ref. 29533], Scharpf 2007:16 [ref. 30398], Minckley & Marsh 2009:253 [ref. 31114], Coad 2010:251 [ref. 36620], Meyer et al. 2010:13 [ref. 30817], Page & Burr 2011:445 [ref. 31215], Marshall 2011:195 [ref. 31755], Langerhans et al. 2012:1530 [ref. 32308], Kottelat 2013:300 [ref. 32989], Page et al. 2013:108 [ref. 32708], Barriga S. 2014:117 [ref. 35745], Sarmiento et al. 2014:187 [ref. 35004], McDowall & Stewart 2015:971 [ref. 34275], Meyer 2015:54 [ref. 34698], Jiménez-Prado et al. 2015:296 [ref. 34894], Mirande & Koerber 2015:53 [ref. 35117], Miesen et al. 2016:87 [ref. 34492], Zhang et al. 2016:212 [ref. 34477], Neumann et al. 2016:306 [ref. 35036], Koeda et al. 2016:15 [ref. 35333], Labatos 2017:4 [ref. 36239], Bruton et al. 2018:109 [ref. 36373], Huber 2019:58 [ref. 36941], Lorenzoni et al. 2019:252 [ref. 37108] with question, Zhang et al. 2019:513 [ref. 36699]).

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aestiputeus Gambusia aestiputeus Fowler [H. W.] 1950Synonym
aestiputius Gambusia aestiputius Fowler [H. W.] 1950Synonym
affinis affinis Gambusia affinis affinis (Baird [S. F.] & Girard [C. F.] 1853)Synonym
affinis holbrooki Gambusia affinis holbrooki (Girard [C. F.] (ex Agassiz) 1859)Synonym
alvarezi Gambusia alvarezi Hubbs [Clark L.] & Springer [V. G.] 1957Valid
amistadensis Gambusia amistadensis Peden [A. E.] 1973Valid
annectens Gambusia annectens Regan [C. T.] 1907Synonym
arlingtonia Gambusia arlingtonia Goode [G. B.] & Bean [B. A.] in Goode 1879Synonym
atrilatus Gambusia atrilatus (Jordan [D. S.] & Brayton [A. W.] 1878)Synonym
atrora Gambusia atrora Rosen [D. E.] & Bailey [R. M.] 1963Valid
atzi Gambusia atzi Rosen [D. E.] & Gordon [M.] 1951Synonym
aurata Gambusia aurata Miller [R. R.] & Minckley [W. L.] 1970Valid
australis Gambusia australis Greenfield [D. W.] 1985Synonym
baracoana Gambusia baracoana Rivas [L. R.] 1944Valid
beebei Gambusia beebei Myers [G. S.] 1935Valid
bonita Gambusia bonita Meek [S. E.] 1904Synonym
brachypterus Gambusia brachypterus (Cope [E. D.] 1880)Synonym
bucheri Gambusia bucheri Rivas [L. R.] 1944Valid
caliensis Gambusia caliensis Eigenmann [C. H.] & Henn [A. W.] in Henn 1916Synonym
cana Gambusia cana Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1913Synonym
cascajalensis Gambusia cascajalensis Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1913Synonym
cascajalensis Hiatirhaphis cascajalensis Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1913Valid
caudovittata Gambusia caudovittata Regan [C. T.] 1913Synonym
caymanensis Gambusia caymanensis Regan [C. T.] 1913Synonym
clarkhubbsi Gambusia clarkhubbsi Garrett [G. P.] & Edwards [R. J.] 2003Valid
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