Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.

Kontext: Aquaristik Behavior


A representation of aggressive behaviour in fish, usually occuring between two males. They catch each-other by the jaws and pull, which can result in serious abrasions on the skin around the mouth and lips, and also jaw dislocation


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