Cichlid Fishes: Behaviour, ecology and evolution

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M.H. Keenleyside
Springer Science & Business Media, May 31, 1991 - Science - 378 pages
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The cichlid fishes are an important group, being widely used in scientific research and as popular fish with aquarists. This group contains mainly small species which adjust quickly to captivity, exhibiting a readiness to breed and long periods of parental care for the young. This books comprehensive volume describes the current knowledge on the behaviour and ecology of the cichlid fishes.
 

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For the serious fish geek who really wants to know cichlids, this is the book for you. I kept this one checked out for nearly a year from my local library going over and over it.

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Page 312 - MJP van Oijen, 1976. The shape of the skeletal elements in the head of a generalized Haplochromis species: H. elegans Trewavas, 1933 (Pisces, Cichlidae).
Page 312 - Balon, EK 1977. Early ontogeny of Labeotropheus Ahl, 1927 (Mbuna, Cichlidae, Lake Malawi), with a discussion on advanced protective styles in fish reproduction and development. Env. Biol.
Page 341 - TC et al. (1990) Major low levels of Lake Malawi and implications for speciation rates in cichlid fishes.
Page 310 - The morphology of the head muscles of a generalized Haplochromis species: H. elegans Trewavas 1933 (Pisces. Cichlidae). Neth. J.
Page 326 - Hughes NF, 1986. Changes in the feeding biology of the Nile perch, Lates niloticus (L.) (Pisces, Centropomidae) in Lake Victoria, East Africa since its introduction in 1960, and its impact on the native fish community of the Nyanza Gulf.
Page 329 - KORNFIELD, I., 1978. Evidence for rapid speciation in African cichlid fishes. Experientia 34: 335-336 KORNFIELD, I., DC 'SMITH & PS GAGNON, 1982.

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