Cichlid Room Companion

TERME: Description du gloassaire des termes.

Contexte: Physiologie


A crystalline purine chetnical compound found in the inner layers of fish skin. There it
produces iridescent blues and greens called "structural" coloration. (Common in bird excrement, hence the word guano.)


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