Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia or Plague minnow )
Family: Poeciliidae (Tooth-carp)
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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MapsANBG Australian National University Bruce Ponds Commonwealth & Kings Parks Cotter Reserve Dickson Wetland Fadden Hills Pond Gordon Pond Jerrabomberra Wetlands Kosciuszko National Park Lake Burley Griffin Central/East Molonglo Gorge Molonglo River Reserve Mount Majura Mount Mugga Mugga Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council Sullivans Creek, Acton Umbagong District Park West Belconnen Pond Western Edge Area Yerrabi Pond
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