Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.


Kontext: Ecology

indicator species

A fish species the condition of which informs about the general state of the body of water it lives in. It is sensitive to poor parameters of the environment

Literatur

Coad, Brian & D.E. McAllister. 2007. "Dictionary of Ichtyology". Brian W. Coad. Retrieved on June 21, 2014, from: http://www.briancoad.com/Dictionary/Complete%20Dictionary.htm (crc06223)

Synonym: bioindicator

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