Poeciliidae

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Poeciliidae

[‚pē·sə′lī·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of fishes in the order Atheriniformes including the live-bearers, such as guppies, swordtails, and mollies.
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Researchers have examined only a few species of poeciliid fishes in terms of spatial and temporal variation in their life histories (Johnson and Bagley, 2011).
Relationships, monophyly and three new species of the neotropical miniature poeciliid genus Fluviphylax (Cyprinodontiformes: Cyprinodontoidei).
Mosquitofish and other poeciliid fishes have a much shorter generation time, and they are easily kept and handled in the laboratory.
The Poeciliid fish used in the present study were Gambusia holbrooki, or eastern mosquitofish.
Other species of Brachyrhaphis, indeed numerous other poeciliids, have shown rapid and dramatic ecological and evolutionary changes when subject to divergent selective regimes, often along an elevational and environmental gradient (e.
Natural and sexual selection on color patterns in poeciliid fishes.
The impacts of introduced poeciliid fish and odonata on the endemic Megalagrion (odonata) damselflies of Oahu Island, Hawaii.
Gambusia heterochir, a new poeciliid fish from Texas, with an account of its hybridization with G.
This exotic poeciliid is widely distributed along the study area, including some localities in the Sierra de Juarez (Laguna Hanson and Arroyo Neji).
Sex differences in mate preference between two hybridizing species of poeciliid fish.