cichlid

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Synonyms for cichlid

freshwater fishes of tropical America and Africa and Asia similar to American sunfishes

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Changes in behavior with increasing experience with a novel prey in fry of the Central American cichlid, Cichlasoma managuense (Teleostei: Cichlidae).
Nearly all other South American cichlids have a colour pattern consisting of vertical bars at some or all life stages, usually about eight.
Martinez-Palacios CA, Ross LG (1988) The feeding ecology of the Central American cichlid Cichlasoma urophthalmus (Gunther).
Though diverse, the group of some 600 South and Central American cichlid species is also little known.
The tucunare introduced into the Pantanal was identified as Cichla piquiti, originally from the Tocantins-Araguaia river Basin, based on Kullander and Ferreira's (2006) review of South American cichlid genus Cichla.
Molecular systematics of Middle American cichlid fishes and the evolution of trophic-types in Cichlasoma (Amphilophus) and C.
A revision of the South American cichlid genus Cichlasoma (Teleostei: Cichlidae).
A revision of the fishes of the American cichlid genus Cichlasoma and of the allied genera.
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