Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.


Kontext: Physiologie

ocellus

Part of the color pattern. A dark disk with a thin light-colored ring around it. In many cases, it is thought to mimic an eye. The plural is ocelli

Literatur

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

Synonym: eyespot

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