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The feeding behavior of Perissodus straeleni

By Konings, Ad

The Cichlid Room Companion, (23-Sep-2015)


" A recently published paper on the mimicry of P. straeleni is discussed. The authors find scales from many different species, mostly cichlids, in the stomachs of 38 P. straeleni specimens, but very few coming from C. frontosa, the species which is thought to be the model of the mimicry. So it seems not a case of aggressive mimicry as the authors claim it to be "

Classification: Behavior, Lake Tanganyika.

Language: English

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The feeding behavior of Perissodus straeleni

Konings, Ad. 2015. "The feeding behavior of Perissodus straeleni". The Cichlid Room Companion (crc06897) (abstract)