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