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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 cichlids swim about in their tank; now and then, one of them leaves the group then re-joins it a few minutes later.
These fossils are from a Late Miocene marine deposit and a Middle Pleistocene nonmarine deposit, and do shed some light on ideas about cichlid paleobio-geography in the New World.
What happens if such a territorial cichlid fish is castrated?
76) were lower than those registered by Chukwuemeka, Tsadu, Ayanwale, Erhabor, and Falusi (2014) in Tilapia aurea, Tilapia galileae and Auchenoglanius occidentalis and lower than those reported by Anene (2005) in four cichlid fishes (4.
54 cm diameter) were placed to provide shelter for the fish at the possibility of the emergence of aggressive behavior typical of species in the cichlid family (Grant et al.
Histochemical study on the intestine goblet cells in cichlid and poecilid species (Teleostei).
The 'littoral' cichlid is yellow and prefers shallower water, while the "benthic' cichlid is blue and prefers a deeper habitat.
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.
With other perciformes, like Tropheus cichlid lineages, they exhibit distinguishable morphological characteristics with minor variation due a tightly packed community with limited capacity of dispersal [15] and this phenimenon might be the cause of the minimal variation between male and female of M.
A test of mutual co-operation in displays', the paper by researchers at Queen's University Belfast, reveals surprising findings about what happens when cichlid fish view their reflections in mirrors.
The Neotropical Midas cichlid species complex (Amphilophus citrinellus Gunther 1864) has become a model system for investigating the mechanisms of speciation and adaptive radiation.
The Mayan cichlid (Cichlasoma urophthalmus) and the African jewelfish (Hemichromis letourneuxi) are now among the most abundant species in parts of the Everglades (Faunce and Lorenz, 2000; Loftus et al.
The Mangarahara cichlid, from Madagascar, is believed to have vanished from the wild as a result of the building of dams which has dried up its habitat on the Mangarahara River.
I swim above cichlid fish with the iridescence of peacock feathers - the lake contains more freshwater fish species than America and Europe combined - and kayak into coves as fish eagles throw back their heads and cry from the cliffs above.