Definition of Cichlids
1. Noun. (plural of cichlid) ¹
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Definition of Cichlids
1. cichlid [n] - See also: cichlid
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Literary usage of Cichlids
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"... THE cichlids • Family LVIII. ... THE cichlids are a large family of freshwater fishes of moderate ..."
2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1906)
"No wonder that the cichlids, which elsewhere in Africa show no aversion to such ... The cichlids, the oldest inhabitants of the lake, nearly all belong to ..."
3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"The most northern representative of the South American fauna, one of the cichlids,1 is found in Mazatlan. On the east coast this family has a representative ..."
4. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"Rhamdia godmani, of a genus with a universal distribution in tropical America; eleven cichlids whose centre of distribution is the Orinoco River. ..."
5. American Fishes: A Popular Treatise Upon the Game and Food Fishes of North by George Brown Goode, Theodore Gill (1903)
"... cichlids, and Gadids, all of the thirty-four families of fishes, represented by permanent fresh-water members, are present in the Mississippi valley. ..."
6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1909)
"Among the cichlids of South America, Africa and Syria this habit is very prevalent. In these fishes it is generally the females who thus care for their ..."
7. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"Several African and South American cichlids carry the eggs and young in their mouths and gill chambers. The so-called myth, that a given fish leads about ..."
8. Popular Science Monthly (1906)
"There has been a remarkable parallelism in the evolution of genera of cichlids, characins and catfishes on the two continents that I hope to take up in ..."