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- n. Any member of the Poeciliidae.
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- n. small usually brightly-colored viviparous surface-feeding fishes of fresh or brackish warm waters; often used in mosquito control
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‘Natural and sexual selection on color patterns in poeciliid fishes’, Environmental Biology of Fishes, 9, 173–90.
Our results might indicate a left hemisphere dominance in sexual behavior in this nocturnal primate, which is in line with the findings of a right eye preference in courtship approach by poeciliid fish
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