poeciliid fish


Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in periodicals archive ?
1A), which has previously been found to differ both between these species and between other populations of poeciliid fish that occur in different predation environments.
Nearly 220 species of poeciliid fish are known (Pires et al.
The metacercaria of the Argentinian species was found naturally in the poeciliid fish species Cnesterodon decemmaculatus, Gambusia affinis and Phalloceros caudimaculatus.
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.
This small poeciliid fish occupies a variety of freshwater habitats in the coastal plain of the southeastern United States where it encounters widely varying abiotic characteristics and a diverse set of food sources, potential competitors, predators, and pathogens.
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.
Factors governing sexual selection as an isolating mechanism in the poeciliid fish Lebistes reticulatus.