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mosquitofish

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mosquito fish

(mə-skē′tō-fĭsh′)
n. pl. mosquitofish or mosquito·fishes
Any of various fishes that feed on the larvae of mosquitoes, especially a small gambusia (Gambusia affinis) native to Mexico and the eastern United States but widely introduced elsewhere for use in controlling mosquitoes.
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Dynamics of oocyte and embryonic development during ovarian cycle of the viviparous mosquitofish, Gambusia affinis.
Use of an indigenous fish species Fundulus zebrinus, in a mosquito abatement program: a field comparison with the mosquitofish, Gambusia affinis.
57] repoeted that chlorpurifos at 60 [micro]g/L decreased significantly the brain AChE activity in mosquitofish Gambusia affinis.
Histopathological changes in the gills of mosquitofish Gambusia affinis exposed to endosulfan.
The feeding habits of Gambusia affinis affinis, with special reference to the malaria mosquito, Anopheles quadrimaculatus.
Feeding pattern of Gambusia affinis and Lebistes reticulatus on Anopheles subpictus larvae in the laboratory and field conditions.
Library research was conducted to review studies on hybridization effects in Gambusia affinis and Gambusiia holbrooki.
Behavioral response of female mosquitofish, Gambusia affinis holbrooki, to normal versus melanistic male mosquitofish.
parvipinnis, Gasterosteus aculeatus microcephalus, Mugil cephalus, Gambusia affinis, Lepomis cyanellus, Lepomis macrochirus, and Micropterus salmoides; nine (39.
These two species of mosquitofish, Gambusia affinis and G.
These experiments were designed to monitor cytonuclear changes during a 2-yr period (approximately four generations) following simulated secondary contacts between Gambusia affinis and Gambusia holbrooki.