The Sources for the Cichlid Fish Now

Cichlids belong to the Labroidei family, which has more than 200 genera and between 1,600 and 1,800 species, distributed mainly in Africa, Central America and South America. They come from different lakes: Lake Malawi, Lake Victoria or Lake Tanganyka. Many species are imported and sometimes raised in Europe for aquaristic purposes because of their bright colors and their sometimes evolved mores. Morphology: Cichlids are equipped with an operculum (bony plate covering and protecting the gills), two pelvic fins (ventral fin), two pectoral fins (rear of the operculum), a caudal fin…

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