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Other Exotic FishGambusia holbrooki

Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish

Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia or Plague minnow )

Family: Poeciliidae (Tooth-carp)

Status: Introduced.

Size: Generally, males reach 3.8 cm and females 6.4 cm.

Description: Rounded tail and flattened head with a single dorsal fin located behind the anal fin.  Colour is olive on the back and pale iridescent on the belly; females are larger than males and have a dark spot at the vent. Also known as mosquito fish,

Location: Highly invasive and found throughout CNM region.

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Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 11 Mar 2019 Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Phillip, ACT - 3 Mar 2019 Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Australian National University - 5 Dec 2018 Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 25 Nov 2018 Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Lake Burley Griffin Central/East - 3 Nov 2018 Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Gordon Pond - 30 Oct 2018 Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Dickson Wetland - 11 Apr 2018 Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Cotter Reserve - 8 Apr 2018 Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Molonglo River Park - 18 Feb 2018 Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Umbagong District Park - 12 Feb 2018 Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Belconnen, ACT - 10 Feb 2018 Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 18 Jan 2018 Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Gordon Pond - 11 Jan 2018 Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at West Belconnen Pond - 1 Jan 2018 Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Bruce Ponds - 21 Nov 2017 Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Molonglo Gorge - 15 Nov 2017 Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Umbagong District Park - 29 Oct 2017 Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Yerrabi Pond - 11 Nov 2016 Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Umbagong District Park - 17 Feb 2010
Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 11 Mar 2019
Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Phillip, ACT - 3 Mar 2019
Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Australian National University - 5 Dec 2018
Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 25 Nov 2018
Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Lake Burley Griffin Central/East - 3 Nov 2018
Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Gordon Pond - 30 Oct 2018
Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Dickson Wetland - 11 Apr 2018
Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Cotter Reserve - 8 Apr 2018
Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Molonglo River Park - 18 Feb 2018
Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Umbagong District Park - 12 Feb 2018
Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Belconnen, ACT - 10 Feb 2018
Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 18 Jan 2018
Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Gordon Pond - 11 Jan 2018
Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at West Belconnen Pond - 1 Jan 2018
Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Bruce Ponds - 21 Nov 2017
Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Molonglo Gorge - 15 Nov 2017
Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Umbagong District Park - 29 Oct 2017
Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Yerrabi Pond - 11 Nov 2016
Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Umbagong District Park - 17 Feb 2010

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