Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.

Kontext: Behavior Ecology


A relationship between two species in which one (the parasite) profits from adversely affecting the other (the host). Parasite may live on or inside the body of its host but can also live in its neighbourhood


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