coexistence of the species. Keywords : algal feeders; Cichlidae; geometric morphometrics; thin-plate spline; zooplankton feed- ers INTRODUCTION In the East African Great Lakes, viz. Victoria, Tanganyika and Malawi, many cichlid species are known to coexist in high densities along the rocky shores. Such

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reference to trophic and feeding microhabitat differ- entiation which enables us to appreciate the role of body shape in enhancing ecological separation, and thus leads to coexistence among cichlid species. Keywords : Cichlidae; geometric morphometrics; Lake Malawi; resource partitioning; trophic guild

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; the reasons for this are unclear. Keywords : dominance hierarchy, cooperative breeding, Cichlidae, aggression, size asymme- try. 1) Corresponding author’s e-mail: ian.hamilton@esh.unibe.ch © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2005 Behaviour 142, 1591-1613 Also available online - 1592 Hamilton, Heg

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: cooperative breeding, between-group dispersal, social network, territory quality, biological markets, Cichlidae, Neolamprologus pulcher/brichardi . 1) Corresponding authour: Ralph Bergmüller; present address: Department of Eco-Ethologie, Zoological Institute, University of Neuchâtel, Rue Emile-Argand 11, Case

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ONTOGENY OF PARENT-CONTACTING IN YOUNG CICHLASOMA CITRINELLUM (PISCES, CICHLIDAE) by DAVID L. G. NOAKES1) and GEORGE W. BARLOW2) (Department of Zoology and Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, Calif., U.S.A.) (With 6 Figures) (Rec. 5-VI-I972) INTRODUCTION There is

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Author: JOSEPH HELLER

City, New Jersey 1972 Greenwood P. Towards a phyletic classification of the ‘genus’ Haplochromis (Pisces, Cichlidae) and related taxa Part I. Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Zool 1978 35 265 322 Greenwood P. Barel C. A revision of the Lake Victoria Haplochromis species (Pisces, Cichlidae

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Author: Wolfgang Owka

IS THE PARENTAL-CARE BEHAVIOUR OF AEQUIDENS PARAGUAYENSIS (CICHLIDAE) OPTIMAL? by WOLFGANG MROWKA 1) (Zoologisches Institut der Technischen Universität, D-3300 Braunschweig, Federal Republic of Germany) (With 2 Figures) (Acc. 29-X-1983) In the past recent years the optimality approach has

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REPRODUCTIVE BEHAVIOUR OF THE RAINBOW CICHLID, HEROTILAPIA MULTISPINOSA (PISCES, CICHLIDAE) by DEAN H. BROWN 1) and JOSEPH A. MARSHALL 2) (Department of Biology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, U.S.A.) (With 9 Figures) (Acc. 25-111-1978) The genus Herotilapia contains only

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TAXONOMIC POSITION OF THE CICHLIDAE (PISCES, PERCIFORMES) AS DEMONSTRATED BY THE MORPHOLOGY OF THEIR OTOLITHS by PIETER A. M. GAEMERS (Rijksmuseum van Geologie en Mineralogie, Hooglandse Kerkgracht 17 2312 HS Leiden, The Netherlands) SUMMARY The otoliths (sagittae) of Cichlidae are described

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Author: M.L.J. Stiassny

THE PHYLETIC STATUS OF THE FAMILY CICHLIDAE (PISCES, PERCIFORMES): A COMPARATIVE ANATOMICAL INVESTIGATION by M. L. J. STIASSNY* (Morphology Department, Zoologisch Laboratorium, University of Leiden, The Netherlands) SUMMARY The phyletic status of the speciose and diverse family Cichlidae is

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