Systematics and historical biogeography of Greater Antillean Cichlidae
The unique feature of the abundance data was that the exotic family Cichlidae
is well established and its population is increasing day by day.
2%), from the Cichlidae
family in the Urra dam (12), and which is high for a species that can be considered omnivorous due to the wide trophic spectrum presented.
de Loiselle Te, Pe: Parachromis loisellei, Cichlidae
The trophic inter-relationships and ecology of some littoral communities of Lake Nyasa with especial reference to the fishes, and a discussion of the evolution of a group of rock-frequenting Cichlidae
No presente estudo, as familias que apresentaram maior numero de especies foram: Anostomidae (seis), seguida por Characidae e Pimelodidae (cinco), e Cichlidae
e Loricariidae (quatro).
Species of the genus Cichla (peacock bass) are restricted to the Neotropical region, and are the representatives of the family Cichlidae
that reach the largest size, have considerable economic importance in the Amazon region, both in commercial and recreational fishing.
They have been found in 39 species of fish of the families Atherinidae, Characidae, Cichlidae
, Cyprinidae, Eleotridae, Gobiidae, Goodeidae, Ictaluridae, Mugilidae and Poeciliidae from 11 Mexican states (Colima, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Michoacan, Morelos, San Luis Potosi, Sonora, Tabasco, Tamaulipas and Veracruz).
Previous studies on the Cichlidae
family have reported a very constant diploid number 2n = 48 in different species (BENZAQUEM et al.
Other fish taxa identified with lower frequencies were Cichlidae
(Oreochromis niloticus and unidentified species; 21.
The families Characidae, Sternopygidae, Cichlidae
and Hypopomidae corresponded to 71.
presents the highest species richness, with about 1,300 described species, one of the greatest among vertebrates (KULLANDER, 2003).
Fish items that could be identified were Serrasalmus spilopleura, Apareiodon affinis, Chaetobranchopsis australis and Leporinus lacustris, as well as fishes belonging to the families Characidae, Cichlidae
, and Loricariidae, all typical from lentic environments.
Hospedeiro: Geophagus brasiliensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824), Cichlidae
Fish belonging to the families Characidae, Cichlidae
, Pimelodidae and Symbranchidae, all of which are typical of lentic habitats, were identified among the food items.