14 September 2013

Fish Fight Fever

The guppy fish could be the key to reducing the number of dengue fever cases in Cambodia and other parts of Southeast Asia.

That's because guppies love snacking on mosquito larvae. In fact, if available, a guppy will gulp around 100 larvae in a day.

So it was no surprise then that recent trials showed that when they are introduced to large water storage containers there is a steep decline in dengue-bearing mosquitoes.

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