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TERM: Description of glossary term.


Kontext: Behavior Evolution

lepidophagous

The diet consists chiefly of scales and their covering skin that are rasped from the surface of other fishes

Literatur

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

Synonym: lepidophore
Synonym: scale eater

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