Many people know organisms only by the common names, or "vernacular" names. Unlike scientific names, common names are almost always different for speakers of different languages. They may also vary regionally within a language. This tab shows all the common names provided to EOL for this organism from a variety of providers, including EOL curators. Currently we can only set one preferred common name per language on a given EOL page, but all the names should be searchable.

Common names listed by language

Preferred marks the preferred name for each language.

English

Name Sources Status
Live-bearing tooth-carp FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Mosquito fish FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Mosquito-fish FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
mosquitofish Anage Data, FishBase, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Topminnow FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
western mosquitofish Leo Shapiro, FishBase, IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), JELA Adjusted List 1 for BioBlitz, JELA Adjusted List_1 for BioBlitz, JELA All Categories Full Species List January 2013, NCBI Taxonomy, NatureServe resource, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted

Albanian

Name Sources Status
Barkaleci FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Chinese

Name Sources Status
Bak tau por uBio Unknown
Dai to ue uBio Unknown
San hang ue uBio Unknown
食蚊鱼 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted

Danish

Name Sources Status
Gambusia FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Vestlig moskitofisk FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Finnish

Name Sources Status
Moskiittokala FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Täplämoskiittokala Unknown Trusted

French

Name Sources Status
Alevin FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Gambouse FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Gambuse FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Gambusie FishBase, Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

German

Name Sources Status
Koboldkärpfling FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Silberkärpfling FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Texaskärpfling FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Greek

Name Sources Status
Kounoupopsaro uBio Unknown
Κουνουπόψαρο uBio Unknown

Italian

Name Sources Status
Gambusia FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Japanese

Name Sources Status
Kadayashi FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Kadayasi FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013 Trusted
カダヤシ FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
カダヤシ(タップミンノー) FishBase, uBio Trusted

Mandarin Chinese

Name Sources Status
大肚魚 Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
大肚鱼 Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
食蚊魚 Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
食蚊鱼 Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Marathi

Name Sources Status
Gambusia FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Nepali

Name Sources Status
Machar Machha FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013 Trusted

Polish

Name Sources Status
Gambuzia pospolita FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Portuguese

Name Sources Status
Gambuzia FishBase, uBio Trusted
Peixe-sapo Unknown Trusted

Romanian

Name Sources Status
Gambusia Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013 Trusted
Gambuzie Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013 Trusted

Russian

Name Sources Status
Gambuzija FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Obyknovennaya gambuziya FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
гамбузия FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
миссисип Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013 Trusted
миссисипская гамбузия FishBase, uBio Trusted

Spanish

Name Sources Status
Gambusino FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
guayacón mosquito FishBase, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Gupi FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
orillero FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013 Trusted

Swedish

Name Sources Status
Västlig moskitfisk FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Tagalog

Name Sources Status
Isdang canal FishBase, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

繁體中文

Name Sources Status
食蚊魚 The Fish Database of Taiwan Trusted

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