Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.


Context: Ichthyology

Ostariophysi

The dominant order of freshwater fishes. It includes the minnows, suckers, catfishes, and weakly electric fishes

Reference

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

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