Risks associated with introduction of poeciliids for control of mosquito larvae: first record of the non-native Gambusia holbrooki in Argentina.

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  • 12-07-2017

Cabrera MB, Bogan S, Posadas P, Somoza GM, Montoya-Burgos JI, Cardoso YP. J. Fish Biol. 2017 Jul;():. 10.1111/jfb.13370.

This study confirms the presence of two species of the non-native mosquitofish Gambusia in Argentina. The risks that they represent to native biota, their potential dispersal in the region, and their effectiveness in mosquito larvae control are discussed.

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