poeciliid fish


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Noun1.poeciliid fish - small usually brightly-colored viviparous surface-feeding fishes of fresh or brackish warm waterspoeciliid fish - 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.
Comparative efficacy of two poeciliid fish in indoor cement tanks against chikungunya vector Aedes aegypti in villages in Karnataka, India.
The suitability of calcein to mark poeciliid fish and a new method of detection.
In fact, intersexual selection has been documented in a variety of Poeciliid fish, including mosquitofish, Gambusia spp.
The impacts of introduced poeciliid fish and odonata on the endemic Megalagrion (odonata) damselflies of Oahu Island, Hawaii.
Gambusia heterochir, a new poeciliid fish from Texas, with an account of its hybridization with G.