Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.


Kontext: Behavior

jolting

A movement shown by alarmed parental cichlids. Typically, the head snaps to one side and pelvic fins flick downward. Jolting attracts fry to the parent

Literatur

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