Cichlids

Known as: Cichlidae, Cichlid Fish, Cichlid 
Common name for perch-like fish of the family Cichlidae, belonging to the suborder Labroidei, order PERCIFORMES.
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Cichlid fishes are famous for large, diverse and replicated adaptive radiations in the Great Lakes of East Africa. To understand… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Although population genomic studies using next generation sequencing (NGS) data are becoming increasingly common, studies… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Theoretically, divergent selection on sensory systems can cause speciation through sensory drive. However, empirical evidence is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Timing divergence events allow us to infer the conditions under which biodiversity has evolved and gain important insights into… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Sympatric speciation, the formation of species in the absence of geographical barriers, remains one of the most contentious… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
The cost of DNA sequencing continues to fall, which makes it feasible to develop genomic resources for new model species that are… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Speciation caused by introgressive hybridization occurs frequently in plants but its importance remains controversial in animal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
THE existence of sympatric speciation—that populations diverge into species in the absence of physical or ecological barriers—is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
LAKE Victoria, together with its satellite lakes, harbours roughly 200 endemic forms of cichlid fishes that are classified as… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
  • Axel Meyer
  • Evolution; international journal of organic…
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Cichlid fishes in African rift lakes have undergone rapid speciation, resulting in "species flocks" with more than 300 endemic… (More)
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