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 Posted: Tue Jan 11th, 2011 11:58 am
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ants
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Hi Guys

Saw these guppies when fishing this past week end. What is their scientific name???

A kingfisher had a field day with these from the tips of my rods in the shallow water.

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 Posted: Tue Jan 11th, 2011 11:59 am
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Kingfisher ready for some action...

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 Posted: Tue Jan 11th, 2011 12:01 pm
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got one...look closely

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 Posted: Tue Jan 11th, 2011 04:40 pm
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Droomvanger
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Where have you observe them? Vaal River?

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 Posted: Sun May 1st, 2011 07:10 am
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wetfrog
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That looks like a Mosquitofish Gambusia affinis

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 Posted: Sun May 1st, 2011 05:33 pm
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Ditto. they could also be Guppies as there are now wild populations of them and Swordtails and even Plecostamus (in KZN)

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 Posted: Tue Sep 13th, 2011 06:10 am
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reksteen
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Do any one know where excalty(GPS maybe) I can go and find feral populations of swordtail fish in the country?

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