poeciliid


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Noun1.poeciliid - small usually brightly-colored viviparous surface-feeding fishes of fresh or brackish warm waterspoeciliid - small usually brightly-colored viviparous surface-feeding fishes of fresh or brackish warm waters; often used in mosquito control
cypriniform fish - a soft-finned fish of the order Cypriniformes
Gambusia affinis, mosquitofish - silvery topminnow with rows of black spots of tropical North America and West Indies; important in mosquito control
platy, Platypoecilus maculatus - small stocky Mexican fish; popular aquarium fish
mollie, molly - popular aquarium fish
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Nearly 220 species of poeciliid fish are known (Pires et al.
Interactions between two poeciliid fishes (Gambusia holbrooki and Heterandia formosa) and their prey in a Florida marsh.
Comparative efficacy of two poeciliid fish in indoor cement tanks against chikungunya vector Aedes aegypti in villages in Karnataka, India.
Small male mating advantage and reversed size dimorphism in poeciliid fishes.
ornatus, as possibly belonging to another species, is in fact a member of the poeciliid genus Fluviphylax Whitley (Costa 1996, Costa & Le Bail 1999).
Previous laboratory studies have demonstrated that estrogenic and antiandrogenic chemicals can alter several sexual characteristics in male poeciliid fishes.
In fact, intersexual selection has been documented in a variety of Poeciliid fish, including mosquitofish, Gambusia spp.
Effects of predation pressure on the cognitive ability of the poeciliid Brachyraphis episcopi.
The best-known example is a little viviparous poeciliid named guppy, Poecilia reticulata Peters, 1859.
The poeciliid fishes (Cyprinodontiformes), their structure, zoogeography, and systematics.