Biochemical and Cytological Differentiation among Cichlid Fishes of the Sea of Galilee.

  title={Biochemical and Cytological Differentiation among Cichlid Fishes of the Sea of Galilee.},
  author={Irving L Kornfield and Uzi Ritte and Carmelit Richler and Jacob Wahrman},
  journal={Evolution; international journal of organic evolution},
  volume={33 1Part1},
Among vertebrates, fishes of the family Cichlidae stand out as an evolutionary success. Cichlids are diverse ecologically and dominate the ichthyofauna of Africa and tropical America. Some species with broad ecological tolerances are widely distributed, while other more specialized forms have very restricted distributions. Members of endemic species flocks may exhibit complex taxonomic relationships because of multiple episodes of ecological convergence. In the great lakes of Africa, high rates… CONTINUE READING

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