Mosquito-eating fish tackle Dubai’s insect infestation

The authority revealed its environmentally friendly plan earlier this week – and yesterday told 7DAYS that the fish will eventually be put into 292 stretches of water, from lakes in JLT to ponds on the emirate’s golf courses.

Irrigation tanks at 1,394 farms will also get the new green solution, the authority revealed. The hungry little fish are being bred to control the disease-carrying pests. The silver-coloured fish, Aphanius Dispar – also affectionately known as the Arabian pupfish – feed on…

Mosquito-eating fish tackle Dubai's insect infestation

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