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Synonyms for cichlid

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

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The compound, which enables the cichlid to have a ceaseless supply of gnashers throughout its life cycle - is also found in humans.
carpintis, a pattern similar to that recovered in other Middle American cichlids such as Amphilophus, Vieja, Nandopsis and Amatitlania where the head morphologies are more variable compared to a more conserved body shapes (e.g.
The specific differentiation was based on a description for trichodinids as ectoparasites of cichlids and cyprinid fishes in South Africa and Israel (Basson et al., 1983).
A1-A2 and B1-B2 aquariums were stocked with convict cichlids, A3-A4 and B3-B4 aquariums were stocked with rainbow cichlids.
OBSERVER: Alex holds a cichlid that's been trained to associate food with a certain colour.
gariepinus and Cichlids recorded in this study is higher as those of [45] reported in Osinmo reservoir Ejigbo in Nigeria.
Heads up: juvenile convict cichlids switch to threat-sensitive foraging tactics based on chemosensory information.
It has been designed for investigation into animal behaviour and welfare to help fill the gap in zoo and aquarium conservation research and will start by housing freshwater mussels, reef corals, tadpoles and Malawi Cichlids - a species of African fish.
Huge aquarium filtration systems will make the basins crystal clear, for optimum visibility of a colourful collection Cichlids, fish native to the lakes of Malawi.
In order to make the aquarium breeding work successful from the start, FANWAY plans golden rules to eliminate the uncertain factors or accidental success from luck, which is a kind of natural rules ensuring to cultivate cichlids successfully.
In June 2007, a population of convict cichlids (Archocentrus nigrofasciatus) was reported from the perennial discharge channel of a water treatment plant in Los Angeles County (Hovey and Swift 2012).