gambusia gambusia


  • (n) mosquitofish


  1. Speaking of gambusia (PTI, May 1 under Italy) did you know that this useful little minnow was first imported into Greece from Rome some years ago by the American Farm School on .
  2. The distinguished guests wandered off to inspect the Jersey cows, the Hampshire hogs, the gambusia fish, the flat fat fields, the workshops in which a War-ridden poverty-stricken .
  3. It was the silver-brown "mosquito fish" or gambusia, found only in North South Carolina ponds.


  • Fish genital shape linked to predation

    When predators lurk nearby, male Bahamas mosquitofish (Gambusia hubbsi) change mating strategies, rejecting elaborate courting rituals for more frequent and sometimes forceful encounters with females. But as a recent study shows, mating strategies aren't the only things changing for G. hubbsi when predators abound. The shape and size of the male fish's genitalia are also linked to the presence ...
    on October 12, 2013     Source: Science Daily

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