Cichlidae


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Cichlidae

[′sik·lə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The cichlids, a family of perciform fishes in the suborder Percoidei.
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Characidae, Pimelodidae e Cichlidae tambem estao entre as mais ricas em especies e sao caracterizadas por agrupar especies com tendencia a onivoria, alem de as duas primeiras apresentarem especies pertencentes a quase todos os niveis troficos (LUZ et al.
Nesses ambientes lenticos, representados, neste caso, pelos reservatorios artificiais, tem havido um aumento consideravel de especies exoticas de Perciformes (LOWE McCONNELL, 1999), principalmente Cichlidae, que eventualmente podem mostrar dominancia, aliado a um decrescimo de especies nativas.
It is a freshwater fish marked by its protruding head and believed to be descended from the Cichlidae family of fishes found mainly in Central and South America and in Africa.
Early ontogeny of Labeotropheus Ahl, 1927 (Mbuna, Cichlidae, Lake Malawi), with a discussion on advanced protective styles in fish reproduction and development.
Likewise, Cyprinidae (69%) was the most abundant family in Cypress Creek, followed by Centrarchidae (20%), Poeciliidae (4%), Percidae (4%), and Cichlidae (3%).
1 1 Eland Taurotragus oryx 6 1 Hartebeest Alcelaphus buselaphus 1 1 2 1 Hyena Crocuta crocuta 1 1 Impala Aepyceros melampus 3 3 58 3 7 2 Klipspringer Oreotragus oreotragus 1 1 Oribi Ourebia ourebi 4 2 Ovicaprine 41 3 494 18 124 5 Steenbok Raphicerus campestris 2 1 Thompson's Gazelle Gazella thomsoni 12 3 35 3 10 2 Warthog Phacochoerus africanus 1 1 1 1 Total 76 18 659 41 157 15 Cyprinidae 32 3 1377 28 7 2 Bagridae 4 1 15 1 Cichlidae 4 3 765 8 Claridae 8 1 169 5 Citharinidae 4 1 Protopterus aeathiopicus 20 3 Total 48 8 2350 46 7 2 No.