Gambusia holbrooki was reported from 35 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 35 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Introduced worldwide in tropical and subtropical countries. North America: Atlantic and Gulf Slope drainages from New Jersey south to Alabama in USA (Ref. 5723). Established throughout southern Europe (Ref. 59043). Introduced for mosquito control, but had rare to non-existing effects on mosquitoes, and negative to perhaps neutral impact on native fishes (Ref. 12217).
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Table 1: Present in 35 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Afghanistan AFG introduced 74657
Europe Albania ALB introduced 96240
Africa Algeria DZA introduced 87900
Asia Armenia ARM introduced 41168
Oceania Australia AUS introduced 6071
Europe Bulgaria BGR introduced 37297
Africa Ethiopia ETH introduced 27123
Oceania Fiji FJI introduced 85272
Europe France FRA introduced 2196
Europe Greece GRC introduced 113897
Europe Hungary HUN introduced 74657
Asia India IND introduced 33323
Asia Iran IRN introduced 27435
Asia Iraq IRQ introduced 27435
Europe Italy ITA introduced 27118
Africa Kenya KEN introduced 52331
Asia Lebanon LBN introduced 74657
Africa Madagascar MDG introduced 13333
Africa Mauritius MUS introduced 33390
Europe Portugal PRT introduced 11237
North America Puerto Rico PRI introduced 59238
Africa Réunion REU introduced 33390
Africa Rodriguez ROD introduced 33390
Europe Russia RUS introduced 45022
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU introduced 74657
Asia Singapore SGP introduced 38466
Europe Slovenia SVN introduced 115961
Europe Spain ESP introduced 27761
Asia Syria SYR introduced 27435
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 27435
Asia Turkmenistan TKM introduced 30700
Asia United Arab Em. ARE introduced 74657
North America USA USA native 5723
Asia Uzbekistan UZB introduced 74657
Asia Yemen YEM introduced 74657

Table 4: Reported from 35 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Afghanistan AFG introduced 74657
Europe Albania ALB introduced 96240
Africa Algeria DZA introduced 87900
Asia Armenia ARM introduced 41168
Oceania Australia AUS introduced 6071
Europe Bulgaria BGR introduced 37297
Africa Ethiopia ETH introduced 27123
Oceania Fiji FJI introduced 85272
Europe France FRA introduced 2196
Europe Greece GRC introduced 113897
Europe Hungary HUN introduced 74657
Asia India IND introduced 33323
Asia Iran IRN introduced 27435
Asia Iraq IRQ introduced 27435
Europe Italy ITA introduced 27118
Africa Kenya KEN introduced 52331
Asia Lebanon LBN introduced 74657
Africa Madagascar MDG introduced 13333
Africa Mauritius MUS introduced 33390
Europe Portugal PRT introduced 11237
North America Puerto Rico PRI introduced 59238
Africa Réunion REU introduced 33390
Africa Rodriguez ROD introduced 33390
Europe Russia RUS introduced 45022
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU introduced 74657
Asia Singapore SGP introduced 38466
Europe Slovenia SVN introduced 115961
Europe Spain ESP introduced 27761
Asia Syria SYR introduced 27435
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 27435
Asia Turkmenistan TKM introduced 30700
Asia United Arab Em. ARE introduced 74657
North America USA USA native 5723
Asia Uzbekistan UZB introduced 74657
Asia Yemen YEM introduced 74657
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