mouthbrooder


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mouth·brood·er

 (mouth′bro͞o′dər)
n.
Any of various fishes, especially the tilapias and other cichlids, that hold their eggs and sometimes their developing young in the mouth.

mouthbrooder

(ˈmaʊθˌbruːdə) or

mouthbreeder

n
(Animals) any of various African cichlid fishes of the genera Tilapia Haplochromis that carry their eggs and young around in the mouth
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The early ontogeny of the southern mouthbrooder, Pseudocrenilabrus philander (Pisces, Cichlidae).
Again, all the largemouth bream are present in the dam, with the added species of the Southern mouthbrooder (Pseudocrenilabrus philander) being very common along the rocky shorelines.