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Alien ornamental fish, the black molly Poecilia sphenops (Valenciennes, 1846) (Poeciliidae) found in artificial lake in Warsaw, Central Poland

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This paper describes an introduction of aquarium ornamental fish, Poecilia sphenops, Valenciennes, 1846 (Poeciliidae) in an artificial water reservoir in Pole Mokotowskie park complex in Warsaw, Poland. Caught individuals have been identified and described. The finding is discussed with available literature describing introductions of alien species with aquaristical origin in Polish and European waters.
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  • Department of Genetics and Animal Breeding, Faculty of Animal Sciences, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, ul. Ciszewskiego 8, 02-786 Warsaw, Poland
  • Laboratory of Marine Organisms Reproduction, Faculty of Food Sciences and Fisheries, West Pomeranian University of Technology, ul. Kazimierza Królewicza 4, 70-001 Szczecin, Poland
  • Faculty of Animal Sciences, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, ul. Ciszewskiego 8, 02-786 Warsaw, Poland
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