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The release of which one of the following into ponds and wells helps in controlling the mosquitoes?

$\begin{array}{1 1} \text{a)Crab} \\ \text{ b)Dogfish} \\ \text{ c)Gambusia fish} \\ \text{ d)Snail} \end{array}$

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Gambusia fish if released into ponds helps in controlling mosquitoes.Gambusia fish is also called as mosquito fish.Mosquitoes seek standing water, preferring stagnant conditions. Water that stays fresh and in motion with a pump system doesn't attract them as a breeding ground. Mosquito fish eats mosquito larvae.Mosquito fish feed on mosquito larvae at all stages of life. Adult females can consume hundreds of mosquito larvae in one day.Maximum consumption rate in a day by one mosquitofish has been observed to be from 42%–167% of its own body weight
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