Latest Gambusia Stories
North Carolina State University 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 North Carolina State University 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 or absence of predators....
North Carolina State University researchers have described a new species of fish in which the male’s genitalia are equipped with four hooks while the female sports a colorful anal spot that it likely uses to attract a mate.
Spanish and French researchers have evaluated the spread of the invasive mosquitofish Gambusia holbrooki, which is native to the United States and lives in Mediterranean rivers in Spain and France.
KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - Indian health authorities are using colorful aquarium fish with a taste for mosquito larve to fight a dengue epidemic that has left dozens dead, health officials said on Friday.
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