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Even after backfire, Gambusia fish remain popular to beat mosquitoes | Explained

Nobin Raja, G. Ravikanth

The Hindu | November 21, 2023

In the last few months, various government and non-governmental organisations in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, and Punjab have released mosquitofish into local water bodies to address a mosquito menace that locals have complained about. In fact, officials in Visakhapatnam are set to release an additional six lakh mosquitofish after having released some 20 lakh a few months ago.