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Dimidiochromis

Index Dimidiochromis

Dimidiochromis is a genus of haplochromine cichlids endemic to Lake Malawi in East Africa. [1]

22 relations: Actinopterygii, Albert Günther, Animal, Charles Tate Regan, Chordate, Cichlid, Dimidiochromis kiwinge, Dimidiochromis strigatus, East Africa, Endemism, Ernst Ahl, Ethelwynn Trewavas, Genus, George Albert Boulenger, Haplochromine, Lake Malawi, Malawi eyebiter, Ncheni type haplochromis, Perciformes, Predation, Pseudocrenilabrinae, Species.

Actinopterygii

Actinopterygii, or the ray-finned fishes, constitute a class or subclass of the bony fishes.

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Albert Günther

Albert Karl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther FRS, also Albert Charles Lewis Gotthilf Günther (3 October 1830 – 1 February 1914), was a German-born British zoologist, ichthyologist, and herpetologist.

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Animal

Animals are multicellular eukaryotic organisms that form the biological kingdom Animalia.

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Charles Tate Regan

Charles Tate Regan FRS (1 February 1878 – 12 January 1943) was a British ichthyologist, working mainly around the beginning of the 20th century.

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Chordate

A chordate is an animal belonging to the phylum Chordata; chordates possess a notochord, a hollow dorsal nerve cord, pharyngeal slits, an endostyle, and a post-anal tail, for at least some period of their life cycle.

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Cichlid

Cichlids are fish from the family Cichlidae in the order Perciformes.

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Dimidiochromis kiwinge

Dimidiochromis kiwinge is a species of fish in the family Cichlidae.

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Dimidiochromis strigatus

Dimidiochromis strigatus is a species of freshwater fish in the family Cichlidae.

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East Africa

East Africa or Eastern Africa is the eastern region of the African continent, variably defined by geography.

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Endemism

Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.

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Ernst Ahl

Christoph Gustav Ernst Ahl (1 September 1898 – 14 February 1945) was a German zoologist, born in Berlin.

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Ethelwynn Trewavas

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Genus

A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.

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George Albert Boulenger

George Albert Boulenger (19 October 1858 – 23 November 1937) was a Belgian-British zoologist who described and gave scientific names to over 2,000 new animal species, chiefly fish, reptiles, and amphibians.

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Haplochromine

The haplochromine cichlids are a tribe of cichlids in subfamily Pseudocrenilabrinae called Haplochromini.

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Lake Malawi

Lake Malawi, also known as Lake Nyasa in Tanzania and Lago Niassa in Mozambique, is an African Great Lake and the southernmost lake in the East African Rift system, located between Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania.

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Malawi eyebiter

Malawi eyebiter (Dimidiochromis compressiceps) is a species of fish in the family Cichlidae.

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Ncheni type haplochromis

Dimidiochromis dimidiatus, is a species of fish in the family Cichlidae.

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Perciformes

Perciformes, also called the Percomorpha or Acanthopteri, are the most numerous order of vertebrates, containing about 41% of all bony fish.

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Predation

Predation is a biological interaction where a predator (a hunting animal) kills and eats its prey (the organism that is attacked).

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Pseudocrenilabrinae

The Pseudocrenilabrinae are a subfamily in the cichlid family of fishes to which, according to a study from 2004, includes all the Middle Eastern and African cichlids with the exception of the unusual Heterochromis multidens and the Malagasy species.

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Species

In biology, a species is the basic unit of classification and a taxonomic rank, as well as a unit of biodiversity, but it has proven difficult to find a satisfactory definition.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dimidiochromis

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