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Review: The Cichlid Fishes: Nature's Grand Experiment In EvolutionUser Review - Dawn Stricker - Goodreads
If I could have given it 3.5 stars I would have. It's extremely informative and well written but he does have some annoying cutesy writing habits that come across as, "hang in there and I will dumb ... Read full review
Review: The Cichlid Fishes: Nature's Grand Experiment In EvolutionUser Review - Goodreads
Much more on the research of Cichlids and evolution, not what I was expecting. Took me a while to slug through it.
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Ad Konings adapted African cichlids aggressive algae anal fin animals aquarists aquarium Barlow become behavior biologists bottom breeding brood called catfish chlids Cichlasoma cichlid fishes cichlids in Lake color pattern convict cichlid courtship different species display dominant dummy egg spots evolution evolutionary evolved feeding territories fertilized fight freshwater fishes gametes genes genetic genus haplochromines haremic individual kinds of fishes Lake Malawi Lake Tanganyika Lake Victoria lamprologines larger lekking male and female mammals mating systems mbuna McKaye Midas cichlid monogamous monogamous cichlids morphs mother mouth brooders natural selection nest Nile perch number of species offspring orange chromide Oreochromis ostariophysan pair parents pelvic fins pharyngeal jaws piscivore polygynous populations predators prey produce radiations reef reproductive Ribbink role Seehausen sexual selection snail shells spawning species of cichlids sperm Stiassny substrate brooders swim sympatric speciation Taborsky teeth tilapia tiny trait tropical typically wrigglers young