Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.

Kontext: Physiologie


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


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

Synonym: eyespot