Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.

Kontext: Behavior


A structure build out of sand, mostly by males of mouthbrooding cichlids from African Rift lakes. It is used for spawning, but not for rearing the young. Typically cone-shaped with a crater or plate flattening on top


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