Original Articles

CLEANING BEHAVIOUR BETWEEN THE CICHLID FISH TILAPIA RENDALLI FENDALLI BOULENGER 1896 AND THE CYPRINID, LABEO CYLINDRICUS PETERS, 1852


Abstract

A case of interspecific cleaning behaviour is described between a cichlid host Tilapia rendalli rendalli and a Juvenile cyprinid Labeo cylindricus, in captivity. The host fish initiated the cleaning behaviour with a ‘head down’ display.

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