Gambusia affinis


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Related to Gambusia affinis: mosquitofish, mosquito fish
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Noun1.Gambusia affinis - silvery topminnow with rows of black spots of tropical North America and West IndiesGambusia affinis - silvery topminnow with rows of black spots of tropical North America and West Indies; important in mosquito control
live-bearer, poeciliid, poeciliid fish, topminnow - small usually brightly-colored viviparous surface-feeding fishes of fresh or brackish warm waters; often used in mosquito control
Gambusia, genus Gambusia - mosquitofish
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Embryos were classified according to a modified version of a scale proposed by Haynes (1995) for Gambusia affinis (Baird & Girard, 1854).
1758, Rhodeus amarus (Bloch, 1782), Gambusia affinis (Baird & Girard, 1853) ve Cobitis taenia L.
Five breeds of mosquito-eating fish are bred at Hackettstown for mosquito control; the fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas), the freshwater killifish (Fundulus diaphanus), the pumpkinseed sunfish (Lepomis gibbosus), the bluegill sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus) and the Gambusia affinis, also known as the mosquitofish, for biological control.
More isolated ponds were dominated by euryhaline species that could tolerate low salinities, such as Cyprinodon variegatus and Gambusia affinis.
The metacercaria of the Argentinian species was found naturally in the poeciliid fish species Cnesterodon decemmaculatus, Gambusia affinis and Phalloceros caudimaculatus.
Distribution of the mosquitofish, Gambusia affinis (Baird & Girard), in Indiana, with comments on resource competition.
Gambusia affinis and Poecilia reticulata (Guppy) and some local fishes in different mosquito breeding habitats has been well-demonstrated (5-8).
Gambusia affinis (Cyprinodontiformes, Poeciliidae) are widespread and extensively used in biological control of mosquitoes [27].
Male size, mating success, and mating strategy in the mosquitofish Gambusia affinis (Poeciliidae).
Biological studies on the effect of some water pollutants (pesticides) on fresh water fish, Gambusia affinis.
Evaluation of gambusia, Gambusia affinis, fish meal in practical diets for fry Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus.