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


Coad, Brian & D.E. McAllister. 2007. "Dictionary of Ichtyology". Brian W. Coad. Retrieved on June 21, 2014, from: (crc06223)

Synonym: bioindicator