Meaning of mosquitofish

mos•qui•to•fish

Pronunciation: (mu-skē'tō-fish"), [key]
— pl. -fish, -fish•es.
  1. any of several fishes that feed on mosquito larvae, as Gambusia affinis, found in the southeastern U.S., now introduced into other parts of the world for mosquito control.
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