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- Shkil, F. N., et al. Show all 2 Author
- Biology bulletin of the Russian Academy of Sciences 2019 v.46 no.1 pp. 56-64
- Andinoacara; adults; color; endocrine system; evolution; fish; phenotype; thyroid hormones
- ... Cichlids (Teleostei; Cichlidae) display a high variability of coloration, a morphological characteristic playing an important role in the life and evolution of fishes. The heterochrony—alterations in the developmental timing and rate—has been suggested to be one of the key mechanisms underpinning evolution of the pigment patterns in cichlids. Here, we present the experimental data indicating that ...