- Edwards Aquifer Authority
- The City of New Braunfels
- The City of San Marcos
- The City of San Antonio acting by and through its San Antonio Water System Board of Trustees
- Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority
- Texas State University
- Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD)
- United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
- 900 E. Quincy
San Antonio, TX 78215
- P. (210) 222-2204 or 1-800-292-1047
- F. (210) 222-9869
- E-mail: email@example.com
San Marcos Gambusia
ESA Status: Endangered Species
Description: The San Marcos gambusia is usually plain marked with lemon yellow,bright yellowish-orange, or bluish coloring (USFWS 1996). Like other members of the gambusia family, it produces live offspring. Listed as endangered by the TPWD and the USFWS, this species has not been seen since 1983; therefore, either very few San Marcos gambusia exist or they may already be extinct.
Size: Range in size from 1.0 to 1.5 inches with adult females being larger than males (Schenck and Whiteside 1976).
Habitat: San Marcos Springs aquatic ecosystem. San Marcos Springs aquatic ecosystem. The San Marcos gambusia prefers the quiet, shallow, thermally constant, waters of the San Marcos River. Historically, they are found in the upper portion of the San Marcos River.