cichlid fish


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Noun1.cichlid fish - freshwater fishes of tropical America and Africa and Asia similar to American sunfishescichlid fish - freshwater fishes of tropical America and Africa and Asia similar to American sunfishes; some are food fishes; many small ones are popular in aquariums
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
bolti, Tilapia nilotica - important food fish of the Nile and other rivers of Africa and Asia Minor
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Cases of bilharzia, caused by a fresh water-dwelling parasite, put many people off swimming in the lake, but several areas - including Bird Island - are regularly tested and deemed safe for snorkelling, providing an opportunity to see the rare, endemic cichlid fish which earned Lake Malawi its Unesco status.
But several areas, including Bird Island, are deemed safe for snorkelling, providing an opportunity to see the rare, endemic cichlid fish which earned Lake Malawi its Unesco status.
For an example, consider the cichlid fish of East Africa, which at first seems to prove that testosterone is indeed king.
In a small volcanic lake in Tanzania, what was once a single species of cichlid fish is slowly becoming two, a process known as sympatric speciation.
Effect of separate and combined lead and selenium on the liver of the cichlid fish Oreochromis niloticus: ultrastructural study.
Cichlid fish that are reared in larger groups from birth display a greater and more extensive range of social interactions, which continues into the later life of the fish.
Using cutting-edge techniques, the applicant will characterize DNA methylation variation within and among the sympatric species of a recently discovered endemic cichlid fish radiation in Lake Massoko, Tanzania.
More than 800 species of small, colorful cichlid fish live in the lake, which serves the aquarium trade worldwide.
Reproductive behavior and parental roles of the cichlid fish Laetacara araguaiae.
They found that the cichlid fish Telmatochromis temporalis shows two genetically distinct ecomorphs (local varieties of a species whose appearance is determined by its ecological environment), that strongly differ in body size and the habitat in which they live.