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Lake County officials are also deploying larvicides and sprays, as well as gambusia minnows, which eat mosquito larvae, Scott said.
Miami-Dade County mosquito officials have continued to aggressively spray an organic larvicide throughout the winter to reduce the number of Aedes aegyptic mosquitoes that carry the Zika virus.
The other drawback is the larvicide only affects larvae, or the eggs of mosquitoes.
Stir ornamental pools and water gardens frequently, stock them with mosquito-eating fish or provide constant water movement, like a bubbler. Maintain swimming pools and drain pools that are not being used or treat them with larvicide.
Miami-Dade County inspector Carlos Lanzas sprays a larvicide at a home near Kendale Lakes in South Miami-Dade County after the homeowner asked for an inspection.
The mosquito larvicide will be sprayed Wednesday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. over Peters Canyon Reservoir, Villa Park Dam, Santiago Pit North, Santiago Pit South and the Loma Pond.
Immature animals get eaten far more often than adults, and this makes larvicide (or infanticide) the most common form of cannibalism in the animal kingdom.
Officials have asked residents to empty standing water on their properties, and to let pest specialists spray for mosquitoes inside homes and gardens and add larvicide to containers that might hold water.
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