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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.

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