Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records as well as those with scientific name Gambusia holbrooki listed in key words.

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35830 Report Aislabie, L. H. Verreycken, D. Chapman, G.H. Copp. 2019. Study on Invasive Alien Species – Development of risk assessments to tackle priority species and enhance prevention. Annex 3: Risk Assessment for Gambusia holbrooki (Girard, 1853). Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science.
38826 Journal Article Alzamora, A., and G. Lobos. 2021. Assessing the threat of a South American cichlid on anurans in the Chilean Mediterranean region. Biological Invasions 10(3):669-682.
1451 Journal Article Barber, M.A., W.H.W. Komp, and C.H. King. 1929. Malaria and malaria danger in certain irrigated region of southwestern United States. Public Health Report 44(3):1300-1315.
1033 Journal Article Belk, M.C. and C. Lydeard. 1994. Effect of Gambusia holbrooki on a similar-sized, syntopic poeciliid, Heretandria formosa: competitor or predator? Copeia 1994(2):296-302.
680 Journal Article Boschung, H.T. 1992. Catalog of freshwater and marine fishes of Alabama. Bulletin of the Alabama Museum of Natural History 14:1-266.
14971 Book Boschung, H.T., Jr., and R.L. Mayden. 2004. Fishes of Alabama. Smithsonian Books, Washington, DC.
39593 Database Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. 2022. Nonindigenous aquatic species observations in Connecticut. Provided by A. Bade. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Bureau of Natural Resources Fisheries Division, Hartford, CT. Accessed on 12/13/2022.
211 Book Cooper, E.L. 1983. Fishes of Pennsylvania and the Northeastern United States. Pennsylvania State University Press University Park, PA.
34270 Journal Article Ferincz, A., A. Staszny, A. Weiperth, P. Takas, B. Urbanyi, L. Vilizzi, G. Paulovitz, and G.H. Copp. 2016. Risk assessment of non-native fishes in 3 the catchment of the largest Central-European shallow lake (Lake Balaton, Hungary). Hydrobiologia 780:85-97.
25899 Database Florida Museum of Natural History. 2013. Florida Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL. Accessed on 04/09/2013.
59 Journal Article Fowler, H.W. 1952. A list of the fishes of New Jersey, with off-shore species. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 104:89-151.
26212 Database GBIF. 2013. Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database. Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Accessed on 05/01/2013.
1525 Journal Article Gerberich, J.B. 1946. An annotated bibliography of papers relating to the control of mosquitoes by the use of fish. American Midland Naturalist 36(1):87-131.
17561 Journal Article Gregoire, D.R., and M.S. Gunzburger. 2008. Effects of Predatory Fish on Survival and Behavior of Larval Gopher Frogs (Rana capito) and Southern Leopard Frogs (Rana sphenocephala). Journal of Herpetology 42(1):97-103.
38549 Journal Article Hernandez-Martich, J.D., J.M. Novak, M.H. Smith, and P.E. Johns. 1995. Genetic structure of mosquitofish populations in the Altamaha and Ogeechee drainages of Georgia: reporting an undescribed form in the Ocmulgee river. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 23(6):617-625.
706 Book Jenkins, R.E., and N.M. Burkhead. 1994. Freshwater fishes of Virginia. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD.
1415 Journal Article Krumholz, L.A. 1948. Reproduction in the western mosquitofish, Gambusia affinis affinis (Baird & Girard), and its use in mosquito control. Ecological Monographs 18(1):1-43.
37966 Journal Article Lobos, G. 2020. Vulnerability of Xenopus laevis to Gambusia holbrooki: Can the larval phase of the African clawed frog be the Achilles heel in its invasive potential? Aquatic Invasions 15(3):529-541.
31271 Journal Article Lopez, L.K., A.R. Davis, and M.Y.L. Wong. 2018. Behavioral interactions under multiple stressors: temperature and salinity mediate aggression between an invasive and a native fish. Biological Invasions 20(2):487-499.
1188 Journal Article Lydeard, C., and M.C. Belk. 1993. Management of indigenous species impacted by introduced mosquitofish: an experimental approach. The Southwestern Naturalist 38(4):370-373.
162 Book Menhinick, E.F. 1991. The freshwater fishes of North Carolina. North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, Raleigh, NC.
39471 Journal Article Monti, F., M. Marcelli, P. Fastelli, and N. Fattorini. 2020. Pushed to the edge: environmental factors drive ecological responses of Aphanius fasciatus when in sympatry with invasive Gambusia holbrooki. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 31:2547-2559.
25976 Database North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences. 2013. North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, NC. Created on 02/10/2009. Accessed on 04/11/2013.
38893 Journal Article Pen, L.J., I.C. Potter, and M.C. Calver. 1993. Comparisons of the food niches of three native and two introduced fish species in an Australian river. Environmental Biology of Fishes 36:167-182.
39125 Journal Article Pyke, G.H. 2005. A review of the biology of Gambusia affinis and G. holbrooki. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 15(4):339-365.
39127 Journal Article Rehage, J.S., E.F. Maurer, L.K. Lopez, and A. Sih. 2020. A closer look at invasiveness and relatedness: life histories, temperature, and establishment success of four congeners. Ecosphere 11(11):e03222.
18754 Journal Article Reynolds, S.J. 2009. Impact of Introduced Poeciliid Gambusia holbrooki on Amphibians in Southwestern Australia. Copeia 2009(2):296-302.
40239 Report Roy, H.E., W. Rabitsch, and R. Scalera. 2018. Study on invasive alien species – development of risk assessments to tackle priority species and enhance prevention. Final report. Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg.
915 Journal Article Schaefer, J.F., S.T. Heulett, and T.M. Farrell. 1994. Interactions between two poeciliid fishes (Gambusia holbrooki and Heterandria formosa) and their prey in a Florida marsh. Copeia 1994(2):516-520.
1414 Journal Article Seal, W.P. 1910. Fishes in their relation to the mosquito problem. Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries 28(683):831-838.
13973 Report Shute, P.W., and D.A. Etnier. 2000. Southeastern fishes council regional report - 2000.
34298 Journal Article Tarkan, A.S., M. Ozulug, O. Gaygusuz, C.G. Gaygusuz, and G. Sac. 2009. Length–weight relationships of six freshwater fishes from small streams flowing into Lake Sapanca, NW Turkey. J. Appl. Ichthyol 25:230-231.
24752 Journal Article Thompson, K.A., J.E. Hill, and L.G. Nico. 2012. Eastern mosquitofish resists invasion by nonindigenous poeciliids through agonistic behaviors. Biological Invasions 14:1515-1529. Accessed 7/30/2012.
26763 Database Tracy, B.H. 2016. North Carolina Division of Water Resources, collection data of nonindigenous fishes in North Carolina river basins between 1990-2016. North Carolina Division of Water Resources, Raleigh, NC. Created on 03/28/2014. Accessed on 12/09/2016.
2 Book Trautman, M.B. 1981. The fishes of Ohio. Ohio State University Press, Columbus, OH.
25944 Database Ueda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S. Loarie. 2021. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA. Accessed on 11/23/2021.
34242 Journal Article Verbrugge, L.N.H., G. van der Velde, A.J. Hendriks, H. Verreycken, and R.S.E.W. Leuven. 2012. Risk classifications of aquatic non-native species: Application of contemporary European assessment protocols in different biogeographical settings. Aquatic Invasions 7(1):49-58.
34300 Journal Article Vilizzi, L. and G.H. Copp. 2013. Application of FISK, an Invasiveness Screening Tool for Non-Native Freshwater Fishes, in the Murray-Darling Basin (Southeastern Australia). Risk Analysis 33(8):1432-1440.
1765 Thesis or Dissertation Walters, D.M. 1997. The distribution, status, and ecology of the fishes of the Conasauga River system. Unpublished M.S. thesis. University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
1931 Journal Article Ward, F. 1931. Notes on the food and parasites of the mosquito fish (Gambusia holbrooki) in Florida. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 61:208-214.
39059 Journal Article Winkelman, D.L., and J.M. Aho. 1993. Direct and indirect effects of predation on mosquitofish behavior and survival. Oecologia 96:300-303.
34236 Journal Article Zhelev, Z.M., A.G. Tsekov, G.S. Popgeorgiev, M.V. Angelov, P.S. Boyadzhiev, and T.R. Stefanov. 2018. Ichthyofauna in the Lower Course of the Sazliyka River,Southern Bulgaria: Composition, Diversity, SeasonalDynamics and Conservation Significance. ACTA Zoologica Bulgarica 70(3):331-338.


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