Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.


Kontext: Evolution

convergent evolution

Evolution of similar traits, occurring independendy in different evolutionary lineages, often from different previous traits

Literatur

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

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