cichlid fish

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Synonyms for cichlid fish

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

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In contrast, a territorial, intact cichlid fish can be demoted simply by placing him into a tank with a larger territorial male; and a nonterritorial cichlid fish can be promoted by putting him into a tank with females and smaller male fish.
Morphometrics and allometry in the trophically polymorphic cichlid fish, Cichlasoma citrinellum: alternative adaptations and ontogenetic changes in shape.
I have never thought much about vervet monkeys, cichlid fish or vampire bats and certainly did not expect to read about them in relation to workplace contracts.
The evolution of cichlid fish has been the subject of much study.
Growing up in Panama, where his parents were in the US military, he became used to seeing anacondas sliding past and exotic birds flying overhead Since then Haynes has become a modern day Dr Dolittle and at one point had 12 turtles, two tortoises, a boa constrictor plus 14 African cichlid fish he kept in a huge tank.
The physiology of digestion of blue-green algae in the cichlid fish Tilapia nilotica.
A test of sequential assessment game: fighting in the cichlid fish Nannacara anomala.
The book contains a great deal of research into animal and primate behavior, some of which illuminates Goldstein's larger arguments, but it is hard to see how an analysis of the behavior of wrasse and cichlid fish enhances our understanding of gender and warfare in human societies.
Mechanism for digestion of detrital bacteria by the cichlid fish Sarotherodon mossambicus (Peters).
Want to see a cichlid fish, an aardvark or meet Charlie, the ground hornbill and camp mascot?
In the corner stands a 10-gallon tank of Nicaraguan cichlid fish, whose scales have cells that move rapidly, a process Theriot is now studying.
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.
Molecular phylogeny and biogeography of the Neotropical cichlid fish tribe Cichlasomatini (Teleostei: Cichlidae: Cichlasomatinae).
Specifically, researchers examined the cichlid fish Neolamprologus pulcher, a highly social species found in Lake Tanganyika in Africa.