Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.


Kontext: Physiologie

carotenoid pigments

Consisting of up to several pigments such as carotene and xanthophyl, and usually perceived as yellow, orange, or red. Often referred to simply as carotenoids

Literatur

Barlow, George W.. 2002. "The Cichlid Fishes (Nature's Grand Experiment in Evolution)". Perseus Publishing. pp. 352 pp. ISBN: 9780738203768 (crc03927) (Kurzfassung)

Wikipedia