poecilia


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poe·ci·li·a

(pĕ-sil'ē-ă)
Live-bearing fish including guppies and mollies. Species used in cancer, neurologic, and physiologic research.
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The guppy, Poecilia reticulata Peters, 1859 is an ovoviviparous freshwater fish of low waters native to the Caribbean Islands, Venezuela, Guyana, and northern Brazil (Amapa and Para States) (Reis et al., 2013).
A single, 5.6 cm large male specimen of Hierodula tenuidentata Saussure, 1869, unequivocally recognizable by a white antennomerus on the right antenna, was occasionally observed in a private roof garden in Karnataka, India, preying on guppy fish, Poecilia reticulata Peters, 1859 (Fig.
Prevalence and histopathologic study of Lernaea cyprinacea in two species of ornamental fish (Poecilia latipinna and Xiphophorus helleri) in Kerman, South-East Iran.
We exposed 2 groups of Poecilia reticulata guppies (n = 30) individually to 50-100 cercariae of each larval type.
This fish species, the Amazon molly (scientific name Poecilia formosa) reproduces asexually through gynogenesis, making their daughters identical clones of themselves.
The unisexual, internally fertilised, live-bearing Amazon molly-fish Poecilia formosa (Girard, 1859) from northeast Mexico and southern Texas is a well-known gynogen.
Para la evaluacion de la toxicidad de las aguas de trabajo con los contaminantes, se analizo el indice de mortalidad, empleando poblaciones de 50 guppies (Poecilia reticulata) antes, durante y despues de la degradacion de muestras aleatorias para cada compuesto, como se han reportado en varias investigaciones sobre toxicidad de aguas.
En esta investigacion se planifico comparar una dieta tradicional (concentrado proteico 45% de proteinas) versus dos alimentos vivos: Poecilia reticulata (guppys: 27% proteinas) y Coptotermes formosanus (termitas: 22% proteinas), con el fin de desarrollar estrategias que permitan el optimo desarrollo de alevines de arawana (Osteoglossum bicirrhosum) en etapa VII.
Scientists from UEA and Dalhousie University studied how Guppy fish (Poecilia reticulata) adapt to survive by studying their immune genes, known as the Major Histocompatibility Complex or MHC genes.
For their experiment, researchers from the University of Exeter in Cornwall, United Kingdom, put a group of Trinidadian guppy (Poecilia reticulata) in different "stress contexts" and observed the behavior of individuals.
Lipid dynamics during reproduction in Gambusia holbrooki and Poecilia latipinna.
Growth and pigmentation development efficiencies in fantail guppy, Poecilia reticulata fed with commercially available feeds.