Biological control of mosquito larvae of Culex quinquefasciatus Say using freshwater fish Carassius auratus Linn and Poecilia reticulata Peters
Culex quinquefasciatus is the vector of Wuchereria bancrofti, avian malaria, and arboviruses. The Carassius auratus and Poecilia reticulata were evaluated against the larvae of C. quinquefasciatus and observed remarkable larval consumption. C. auratus and P. reticulata can be used against mosquitoes for integrated vector control management programme.
Kamatchi PAC, Arivoli S, Maheswaran