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Old Tuesday 4th April 2017, 22:01   #1
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Fish Fuerteventura ?

These are in a small spring fed pool in the hills, and obviously introduced. Theyre about 2 inches long on average, and some have blue tails(males i presume). Could anyone enlighten me to what they are ?
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Old Thursday 6th April 2017, 19:20   #2
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I will stick my neck out and say Gambusia of some sort.
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Old Thursday 22nd June 2017, 04:09   #3
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Have you confirmed what it is?
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Old Saturday 22nd July 2017, 18:08   #4
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Not yet.. everyone seems stumped..
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Old Saturday 22nd July 2017, 18:17   #5
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Heres another pic...
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Old Saturday 22nd July 2017, 18:47   #6
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I think Acid John's suggestion is probably correct. A quick google suggests that there are no native freshwater fish in the Canaries but a few have been introduced including Gambusia affinis. This species seems to be good likeness for the pictures in this thread.
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Old Sunday 23rd July 2017, 13:25   #7
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Cheers... only reason i didnt go with Mosquitofish 100% was because some of them have blue tail fins(as in first pic), and i cant find any reference to this anywhere.. we must be close though..
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