Poeciliidae

Eastern Mosquitofish - Gambusia holbrooki - Female
Eastern Mosquitofish – Gambusia holbrooki – Female

Family Poeciliidae

 

Description

Family Poeciliidae, the live-bearers, contain 44 genera and 353 species worldwide, in both marine and freshwater environments. There are 4 extant species in North Carolina.

 

 Species List

Gambusia affinis Western Mosquitofish Range Map
Gambusia holbrooki Eastern Mosquitofish Range Map
Heterandria formosa Least Killifish Range Map
Poecilia latipinna Sailfin Molly Range Map

 

Gallery

 

 

 

Eastern Mosquitofish - Gambusia holbrooki - Female
Eastern Mosquitofish – Gambusia holbrooki – Female

 

 

Sailfin Molly - Poecilia latipinna
Sailfin Molly – Poecilia latipinna

 

 

Eastern Mosquitofish - Gambusia holbrooki
Eastern Mosquitofish – Gambusia holbrooki

 

 

Sailfin Molly - Poecilia latipinna - Female
Sailfin Molly – Poecilia latipinna – Female

 

 

Sailfin Molly - Poecilia latipinna - Male
Sailfin Molly – Poecilia latipinna – Male

 

Western Mosquitofish - Gambusia affinis
Western Mosquitofish – Gambusia affinis

 

Least Killifish - Heterandria formosa
Least Killifish – Heterandria formosa

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