jewel cichlid

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jewel cichlid

n.
Any of several small, brilliantly colored cichlids of the genus Hemichromis of tropical Africa that are popular in home aquariums, especially H. letourneuxi. Also called jewelfish.
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niloticus niloticus in the UK (GarciaVasquez et al., 2007), in Hemichromis fasciatus from Senegal (Prikrylova et al., 2009), and recently in Astronotus ocellatus in Iran (Mousavi et al., 2013).
(8.) Ayoade AA, Ikulala AOO (2007) Length Weight Relationship, Condition Factor and Stomach Contents of Hemichromis bimaculatus, Sarotherodon melanotheron and Chromidotilapia guentheri (Perciformes: Cichlidae) in Eleiyele Lake, Southwestern Nigeria.
Obasohan, "Bioaccumulation of chromium, copper, maganese, nickel and lead in a freshwater cichlid, hemichromis fasciatus from Ogba River in Benin City, Nigeria," African Journal of General Agriculture, vol.
Spreading, proliferation, and differentiation of the epidermis after wounding a cichlid fish, Hemichromis bimaculatus.
(3.) Wangboje OM and JAO Oronsaye Trace Metal Content in Gills, Liver and Muscle of Tilapia zilli and Hemichromis fasciatus From Ogba River, Benin City, Nigeria.
Ikulala, "Length weight relationship, condition factor and stomach contents of Hemichromis bimaculatus, Sarotherodon melanotheron and Chromidotilapia guentheri (Perciformes: Cichlidae) in Eleiyele Lake, Southwestern Nigeria," International Journal of Tropical Biology and Conservation, vol.
According to Koumans and Sire (1996) developing scales of the cichlid Hemichromis bimaculatus bear epidermis only at the outer surface.
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., 2006).
(2010) that Tilapia zilli, Oreochromis niloticus, Hemichromis bimaculatus and Clarias gariepinus showed low 'b' value in dry season than wet season in Wasai reservoir, Nigeria.
The 10 fish species grouped as "important" are: Barbus macrops, Brycinus leuciscus, Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus, Hemichromis bimaculatus, Hemichromis fasciatus, Hyperopisus bebe, Mormyrops deliciosus, Sarotherodon galileus, Schilbe intermedius and Tilapia guineensis.
The short dermal splint of the palatine shaft is shared only with Cichla Schneider and Hemichromis Gill (character 50 in Kullander 1998).