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Name - Perissodus microlepis

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Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Pisces (Group)
Osteichthyes (Group)
Perciformes (Order)
Cichlidae (Family)


Recent Publications

  • Bi-parental mucus provisioning in the scale-eating cichlid Perissodus microlepis (Cichlidae).
  • The diverse prey spectrum of the Tanganyikan scale-eater Perissodus microlepis (Boulenger, 1898).
  • A comprehensive overview of the developmental basis and adaptive significance of a textbook polymorphism: head asymmetry in the cichlid fish Perissodus microlepis.
  • Experience-dependent learning of behavioral laterality in the scale-eating cichlid Perissodus microlepis occurs during the early developmental stage.
  • Morphological and Genetic Divergence in a Gill Monogenean Parasitizing Distant Cichlid Lineages of Lake Tanganyika: Cichlidogyrus nshomboi (Monogenea: Dactylogyridae) from Representatives of Boulengerochromini and Perissodini.

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