Gambusia dominicensis

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Gambusia dominicensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Poeciliidae
Genus: Gambusia
Species: G. dominicensis
Binomial name
Gambusia dominicensis
Regan, 1913

Gambusia dominicensis, the Dominican gambusia, is a species of freshwater fish. It is a member of the family Poeciliidae of order Cyprinodontiformes. It is native to two lakes on the island of Hispaniola: Lake Enriquillo in the Dominican Republic and Lake Azuei in Haiti.[1] Spread through the aquarium trade, it is an invasive species in some parts of the world.


  1. ^ a b Snoeks, J.; Laleye, P. & Contreras-MacBeath, T. (2007). "Gambusia dominicensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2015-02-22.