Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.


Kontext: Behavior Ecology

ostracophilous

Literally, loving snails. Refers to the tiny cichlids that inhabit empty snail shells

Literatur

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