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Synonyms for cichlid

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

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"In cichlids, each tooth is replaced in one-for-one fashion every 20 to 50 days."
(2016) classified the rest of the species of the genus Herichthys as detritivorous, based on morphological comparisons with other Middle American cichlid genera.
Herotilapia multispinosa (rainbow cichlid) and Amatitlania nigrofasciata (convict cichlid) were obtained from the Aquarium Fish Laboratory of Aquaculture Department, Faculty of Aquatic Sciences, Istanbul University
The cichlids swim about in their tank; now and then, one of them leaves the group then re-joins it a few minutes later.
Cichlids and the channid P obscura were significantly (ANOVA I, P< 0.05) more abundant in February and almost absent in July where the silurid C.
They found females in bird species such as the sociable weaver and superb fairywren, along with daffodil cichlid fish, tend to produce smaller eggs when help with rearing offspring is at hand compared to when parents are on their own.
For an example, consider the cichlid fish of East Africa, which at first seems to prove that testosterone is indeed king.
The mild stress was caused by moving the fish to an unfamiliar tank, while the higher stress situations were simulated by adding models of a predating fish - a blue acara cichlid - and a heron.
In the present study, some histochemical features of goblet cells of the intestine of convict cichlid (A.
n., a new species of cichlid (Actinopterygii: Cichlidae) from the River Coatzacoalcos Basin, Mexico
Abstract.--In September 2007 and May 2014, the Asian fish tapeworm, Bothriocephalus acheilognathi Yamaguti,1934 (Cestoda: Bothriocephalidea), was found in populations of the non-native convict cichlid (Archocentrus nigrofasciatus) and mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis) collected from the discharge channel of a water treatment plant in Los Angeles County.