Photo: New Orleans Enlists Fish to Fight Mosquitoes in Swimming Pools



Ashley Gray with the New Orleans Mosquito Control Board walks along a stagnant swimming pool in New Orleans on June 12, 2006. The board is combating the growth of disease-carrying mosquitoes in the city's flooded pools by stocking the pools with western mosquito fish. The small guppy-like fish can each eat up to a hundred mosquito larvae a day.

AP Photo/Bill Haber


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