Male in Gran Cenote
A male of Gambusia sexradiata in Gran Cenote [Quintana Roo]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (21-Oct-2006). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Poeciliidae

Genus
Gambusia

Status
valid


Last updated on:
27-Sep-2022

Gambusia sexradiata (Hubbs, 1936)


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Original description as Gambusia nicaraguensis sexradiatus:

ZooBank:59D9B2E1-10A8-43F6-8324-A9C51DF205B3.

Conservation: Gambusia sexradiata is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018). The species is likely to be threatened in parts of its range due to habitat loss and degradation but no specific threats have been reported (Maiz-Tome, 2019).