Definition of Cichlid fish
1. Noun. Freshwater fishes of tropical America and Africa and Asia similar to American sunfishes; some are food fishes; many small ones are popular in aquariums.
Generic synonyms: Percoid, Percoid Fish, Percoidean
Group relationships: Cichlidae, Family Cichlidae
Specialized synonyms: Bolti, Tilapia Nilotica
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Literary usage of Cichlid fish
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1. A Bibliography of Fishes by Bashford Dean, Charles Rochester Eastman, Eugene Willis Gudger, Arthur Wilbur Henn, American Museum of Natural History (1917)
"NY 1910.1 — cichlid fish at the aquarium. Bull. NY Zool. Soc., 1910, no. 42, 704-705. 1910.2 - " Fish stories." By Charles Frederick Holder and David Starr ..."