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Gambusia affinis (Baird
Accepted name

  Original name :   
  Check ECoF :   
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status :   
Accepted name
  Status details :   
senior synonym, new combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Author and year from Eschmeyer (CofF 1998: Ref. 26282).
  Etymology of generic noun :   
Gambusia: From the Cuban term, Gambusino, which means "nothing", usually in the context of a joke or a farce. Fishing for gambusinos = when one catches nothing (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet :   
From the Latin word affinusmeaning related (Ref. 79012).
  Link to references :   
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases :   
ITIS TSN : 165878 | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS