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Fish Jump Into Picture Of Evolutionary Land Invasion
2011-10-10 04:26:32

Research sometimes means looking for one thing and finding another. Such was the case when biology professor Alice Gibb witnessed a small amphibious fish, the mangrove rivulus, jump with apparent skill and purpose out of a small net and back into the water.

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2010-04-29 12:28:38

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.

2009-06-28 07:41:56

How social status is negotiated among fishes.

2008-10-01 21:00:11

By Lisa M Krieger The scrappy little mosquitofish, the pit bull of ichthyology and the region's leading defense against West Nile virus, is a savior to insect-infested waters. Unless you're a frog. Yes, the fish dines on larval mosquitoes, as intended.

2008-09-27 21:00:16

By Lisa M Krieger Mercury News The scrappy little mosquitofish, the pit bull of ichthyology and the region's leading defense against West Nile virus, is a savior to insect-infested waters. Unless you're a frog. Yes, the fish dines on larval mosquitoes, as intended.

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2008-06-13 11:25:00

Public health officials in Arizona are implementing a program that targets the pools of foreclosed or abandoned homes to fight the outbreak of West Nile Virus.


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