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Synonyms for swordtail

freshwater fish of Central America having a long swordlike tail

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In phenoxyethanol application, induction phase times of swordtail fish were shown in Figure 3A and total induction times were shown in Figure 3B.
Divergence of courtship and mating behaviors among endemic Hawaiian swordtail crickets.
Other close relatives, swordtails and platyfish of the genus Xiphophorus, however, are known to be mostly omnivorous with an emphasis on herbivory (e.
Male-male competition and access to females in the swordtail Xiphophorus nigrensis.
The species of Poeciliidae family including guppy, molly, red swordtail and platies (Xiphophorus msculstus) are the most popular ornamental fish produced in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, India and China; consequently, the broodstock nutrition is considered as an important factor in the reproductive performance in most fish species (8).
Effect of meal frequency on growth and reproduction in the ornamental red swordtail, Xiphophorus helleri.
For many years, I was one of the founding members of a marsh duck club and set my pintail layouts exclusively to entice the swordtail birds.
Effect of dietary HUFA on reproductive performance, tissue fatty acid profile and desaturase and elongase mRNAs in female swordtail xiphophorus helleri.
They found many exotic plants, including a rarely seen orchid, and wildlife including pygmy chameleons, Swynnerton's robin and butterflies such as the small striped swordtail and emperor swallowtail.
Swordtail fry attend to chemical and visual cues in detecting predators and conspecifics.
Male swordtail fish (genus Xiphophorus) possess a long, colored extension of the caudal fin.
PRETTY as a picture these Angel fish, Mollies and Swordtail, belong to Andrew Quinn of Redcar.
Molte altre specie sono allevate sia a fini ornamentali, come ad esempio lo swordtail e il platy, i discus e i pesci angelo, sia a scopi alimentari come le trote, i pesci gatto e gli storioni.
WRECKED: Hugh Stamper at the burnt out Wavertree Nook aquarium and right, with some remaining swordtail fish
Marine and freshwater resources provide zebrafish as an aquatic "mouse" model, swordtail aquarium fish as models for carcinogenesis, the flatworm Caenorhabditis elegans for genomics, and a variety of small freshwater species for toxicological pathway elucidation.