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Tilapia macrochir (Cichlidae) - Brutpflege

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Title
Tilapia macrochir (Cichlidae) - Brutpflege
Alternative Title
Tilapia macrochir (Cichlidae) - Care of the Brood
Author
License
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Identifiers
IWF Signature
E 1134
Publisher
Release Date
1967
Language
Silent film
Producer
Apfelbach, Raimund
Production Year
1966

Technical Metadata

IWF Technical Data
Film, 16 mm, 63 m ; SW, 6 min

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Subject Area
Abstract
Buntbarsch. Maulbrütendes Weibchen: Es entläßt die Jungen erstmals aus dem Maul, diese versuchen immer wieder, an dunklen Stellen der Mutter einzudringen. Bei Beunruhigung werden die Jungen von der Mutter aufgenommen.
Breeding behaviour of the African mouth breeder Tilapia macrochir. With this species, as with most cichlids, only the female shows mouth breeding characteristics. The eggs are taken straight into the mouth during spawning and the young remain there until they are capable of swimming. The young show signs of contact behaviour towards the mother in that they periodically swim towards her and establish contact. At any sign of alarm the mother takes the young back into her mouth.
Keywords Buntbarsch Tilapia macrochir Brutpflege / Perciformes brood care / Perciformes Tilapia macrochir cichlid Encyclopaedia Cinematographica
IWF Classification Biologie Perciformes - Barschartige Pisces - Fische Vertebrata - Wirbeltiere Ethologie, Morphologie Zoologie zoology ethology, morphology vertebrata - vertebrates pisces - fish perciformes - perch-like fishes biology

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