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dc.contributor.advisor Coleman, Ronald M. en_US
dc.contributor.author Benitez, Breann
dc.date.accessioned 2019-11-26T17:19:38Z
dc.date.available 2019-11-26T17:19:38Z
dc.date.issued 2019-11-26
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/214312
dc.description.abstract The Cichlid Fry Project investigates the relationship between egg size and fry size among various species of cichlids and demonstrated a relationship between egg size and fry size. However the project hasn’t incorporate mouthbrooder cichlids because mouthbrooders exhibit a different breeding system and typically lay few but large eggs. It is unknown if mouthbrooder egg size and fry size follow the same positive relationship as substrate-spawning cichlids. Analysis of the mouthbrooder egg size and fry size shows the same positive relationship between mean fry size and effective egg diameter as substrate-spawning cichlids.
dc.description.sponsorship Biological Sciences
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Cichlids
dc.subject Animal clutches
dc.subject Mouthbrooders
dc.title The evolution of mouthbrooding: are mouthbrooder eggs different?
dc.type Poster en_US
dc.date.updated 2019-11-26T17:19:38Z
dc.sponsor California State University, Sacramento. Science Educational Equity
dc.sponsor Cichlid Fry Project


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