Female in the aquarium
Female of Gambusia zarskei in the aquarium of the Museum of Natural History of the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León [Nuevo Leon]. Photo by Andreas Tveteraas. (1991). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




Last updated on:

Gambusia zarskei Meyer, Schories & Schartl, 2010

Become a subscriber

Please login to see the full text. Unlock the full content of this and all other documents, images, and videos by becoming a subscriber of the Freshwater Fishes of Mexico. Get the best information about Mexican freshwater fish! You can also open the full profile for everyone to see by sponsor this species and support the Freshwater Fishes of Mexico

subscribe login

Original description as Gambusia zarskei:


  • Meyer, Manfred & Susanne Schories, Manfred Schartl. 2010. "Description of Gambusia zarskei sp. n. – a new poeciliid fish from the upper Rio Conchos system, Chihuahua, Mexico (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes: Poeciliidae)". Vertebrate Zoology. 60(1):11-18 (ffm01065) (abstract)

Conservation: Gambusia zarskei is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (2019).