Freshly collected male
A freshly collected male of Gambusia zarskei at Baños de San Diego, Rio Grande drainage [Chihuahua]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (30-Apr-2023). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas



Arthrophallus (subgenus)

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Gambusia zarskei Meyer, Schories & Schartl, 2010

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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).