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Cichlids guarding brood

Cichlids guarding brood

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PETER SCOONES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY PETER SCOONES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Cichlid parents. Two Boulengerochromis sp. cichlids guarding their brood of fry. This cichlid produces 5000 to 10,000 eggs per spawn. It is a carnivore, and can grow up to 70 centimetres in length and weigh up to 4.5 kilograms. Photographed in Lake Tanganyika, Burundi.

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