Games Cichlids Play

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Science  05 Jan 2001:
Vol. 291, Issue 5501, pp. 51
DOI: 10.1126/science.291.5501.51

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The Cichlid Fishes Nature's Grand Experiment in Evolution. By George W. Barlow. Perseus, Cambridge, MA, 2000. 351 pp. $28, C$42.50. ISBN 0-7382-0376-9.

Although it emphasizes reproductive behavior and parental care over other aspects of cichlid biology, this lively account of an extraordinarily diverse group of fishes will interest evolutionary biologists, ecologists, and aquarium enthusiasts alike.