" Most cichlid species are well known to share one crucial behavioral strategy, the establishment of territories. Territories are established for at least two reasons: feeding and breeding. Some cichlid species require an area to harvest food, which could represent vegetable matter or animal prey "
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Artigas Azas, Juan Miguel. 2021. "Spawning strategies in cichlids part 3 – Territories". The Cichlid Room Companion (crc11386) (abstract)