Eastern Mosquitofish Gambusia holbrooki Girard, 1859

Status:

A freshwater species native to the eastern U.S. Highly adaptable and rarely impacted by man-made disturbance. Widely introduced (and sometime considered invasive) worldwide. Bears live young.

There are 43 records in the project database.

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An Eastern Mosquitofish caught in Talbot Co., Maryland (4/20/2016). Photo by Jared Satchell. (MBP list)

Eastern Mosquitofish in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/7/2014). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

An Eastern Mosquitofish in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/8/2016). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An Eastern Mosquitofish caught in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/20/2016). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Eastern Mosquitofish in Caroline Co., Maryland (8/1/2016). Photo by Jared Satchell. (MBP list)

An Eastern Mosquitofish in Howard Co., Maryland (8/25/2016). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An Eastern Mosquitofish in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/1/2016). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An Eastern Mosquitofish in Caroline Co., Maryland (6/23/2016). Photo by Dan Ewing. (MBP list)

A female Eastern Mosquitofish collected in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (2/17/2016). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

A female Eastern Mosquitofish caught in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/3/2013). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)


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