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Gambusia holbrooki

Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish at Fyshwick, ACT

Gambusia holbrooki at Fyshwick, ACT - 8 Dec 2020
Gambusia holbrooki at Fyshwick, ACT - 8 Dec 2020
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Identification history

Gambusia holbrooki 9 Dec 2020 michaelb
Gambusia holbrooki 8 Dec 2020 Ct1000

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These look to be potentially a different type to fish I reported near the bird hide, (although angles could explain may explain the differences) these are also the same kind of size as endlers live bearers and had large numbers of juvenile fish.

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Coenagrionidae sp. (family) (Unidentified damselfly) at Fyshwick, ACT - 2 Dec 2021 by RodDeb Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red & Blue Damsel) at Fyshwick, ACT - 2 Dec 2021 by RodDeb Austrolestes annulosus (Blue Ringtail) at Fyshwick, ACT - 2 Dec 2021 by RodDeb Synoicus ypsilophorus (Brown Quail) at Fyshwick, ACT - 1 Jun 2021 by RodDeb Corvus mellori (Little Raven) at Fyshwick, ACT - 1 Jun 2021 by RodDeb Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night-Heron) at Fyshwick, ACT - 12 Feb 2021 by roymcd Misgurnus anguillicaudatus (Oriental Weatherloach) at Fyshwick, ACT - 21 Oct 2020 by roymcd Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Fyshwick, ACT - 1 Oct 2020 by RodDeb Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Fyshwick, ACT - 1 Oct 2020 by RodDeb Tipulidae or Limoniidae (family) (Unidentified Crane Fly) at Fyshwick, ACT - 1 Oct 2020 by RodDeb Halotydeus destructor (Redlegged earth mite) at Fyshwick, ACT - 1 Oct 2020 by RodDeb Dolichopodidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Long-legged fly) at Fyshwick, ACT - 1 Oct 2020 by RodDeb Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail Damselfly) at Fyshwick, ACT - 1 Oct 2020 by RodDeb Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Fyshwick, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by roymcd Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Fyshwick, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by RodDeb Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Fyshwick, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by RodDeb Ischnura aurora (Aurora Bluetail) at Fyshwick, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by RodDeb Falco cenchroides (Nankeen Kestrel) at Fyshwick, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by RodDeb Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Fyshwick, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by RodDeb Anax papuensis (Australian Emperor) at Fyshwick, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by RodDeb Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Fyshwick, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by RodDeb Psephotus haematonotus (Red-rumped Parrot) at Fyshwick, ACT - 24 Jul 2020 by jbromilow50 Falco berigora (Brown Falcon) at Fyshwick, ACT - 13 Jul 2020 by roymcd Falco berigora (Brown Falcon) at Fyshwick, ACT - 28 Jun 2020 by roymcd Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Fyshwick, ACT - 6 May 2020 by roymcd Gallinago hardwickii (Latham's Snipe) at Fyshwick, ACT - 27 Nov 2019 by RodDeb Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Fyshwick, ACT - 21 Oct 2019 by RodDeb Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night-Heron) at Fyshwick, ACT - 20 Sep 2019 by RodDeb Haliastur sphenurus (Whistling Kite) at Fyshwick, ACT - 2 Feb 2019 by RodDeb Falco longipennis (Australian Hobby) at Fyshwick, ACT - 16 Apr 2018 by KumikoCallaway Elanus axillaris (Black-shouldered Kite) at Fyshwick, ACT - 22 Mar 2018 by redsnow Apothechyla sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Fyshwick, ACT - 17 Dec 2016 by HarveyPerkins
Coenagrionidae sp. (family) (Unidentified damselfly) at Fyshwick, ACT - 2 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red & Blue Damsel) at Fyshwick, ACT - 2 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
Austrolestes annulosus (Blue Ringtail) at Fyshwick, ACT - 2 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
Synoicus ypsilophorus (Brown Quail) at Fyshwick, ACT - 1 Jun 2021 by RodDeb
Corvus mellori (Little Raven) at Fyshwick, ACT - 1 Jun 2021 by RodDeb
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night-Heron) at Fyshwick, ACT - 12 Feb 2021 by roymcd
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus (Oriental Weatherloach) at Fyshwick, ACT - 21 Oct 2020 by roymcd
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Fyshwick, ACT - 1 Oct 2020 by RodDeb
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Fyshwick, ACT - 1 Oct 2020 by RodDeb
Tipulidae or Limoniidae (family) (Unidentified Crane Fly) at Fyshwick, ACT - 1 Oct 2020 by RodDeb
Halotydeus destructor (Redlegged earth mite) at Fyshwick, ACT - 1 Oct 2020 by RodDeb
Dolichopodidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Long-legged fly) at Fyshwick, ACT - 1 Oct 2020 by RodDeb
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail Damselfly) at Fyshwick, ACT - 1 Oct 2020 by RodDeb
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Fyshwick, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by roymcd
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Fyshwick, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by RodDeb
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Fyshwick, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by RodDeb
Ischnura aurora (Aurora Bluetail) at Fyshwick, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by RodDeb
Falco cenchroides (Nankeen Kestrel) at Fyshwick, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by RodDeb
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Fyshwick, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by RodDeb
Anax papuensis (Australian Emperor) at Fyshwick, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by RodDeb
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Fyshwick, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by RodDeb
Psephotus haematonotus (Red-rumped Parrot) at Fyshwick, ACT - 24 Jul 2020 by jbromilow50
Falco berigora (Brown Falcon) at Fyshwick, ACT - 13 Jul 2020 by roymcd
Falco berigora (Brown Falcon) at Fyshwick, ACT - 28 Jun 2020 by roymcd
Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Fyshwick, ACT - 6 May 2020 by roymcd
Gallinago hardwickii (Latham's Snipe) at Fyshwick, ACT - 27 Nov 2019 by RodDeb
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Fyshwick, ACT - 21 Oct 2019 by RodDeb
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night-Heron) at Fyshwick, ACT - 20 Sep 2019 by RodDeb
Haliastur sphenurus (Whistling Kite) at Fyshwick, ACT - 2 Feb 2019 by RodDeb
Falco longipennis (Australian Hobby) at Fyshwick, ACT - 16 Apr 2018 by KumikoCallaway
Elanus axillaris (Black-shouldered Kite) at Fyshwick, ACT - 22 Mar 2018 by redsnow
Apothechyla sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Fyshwick, ACT - 17 Dec 2016 by HarveyPerkins

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Noxious or High Risk Weed or Pest

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  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 8 Dec 2020 04:46 PM Recorded on
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