Phylogeography of Lake Malawi cichlids of the genus Pseudotropheus: significance of allopatric colour variation.


One of the most compelling features of the cichlid fishes of the African Great Lakes is the seemingly endless diversity of male coloration. Colour diversification has been implicated as an important factor driving cichlid speciation. Colour has also been central to cichlid taxonomy and, thus, to our concept of species diversity. We undertook a… (More)

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