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Unformatted text preview: female inducing her to lay eggs. Fig.4 The male is shedding sperm on the eggs while the female takes them up in her mouth Tilapia natalensis Fig. 5 Haplochromis multicolour The female is carrying eggs in her mouth The illustrations are adapted from Dr. G.P. Baerends, Behaviour, Supplement 1 Fig. 6 Tilapia natalensis. When danger threatens, the young fish return to the mother’s mouth cavity, via the mouth and operculum...
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course BIO 218 taught by Professor Young during the Fall '11 term at BYU.
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