"The scheme is simple. Basically eggs are swallowed by female after being laid while male fertilize them from the outside (normally) using a variety of tricks such as bearing “false egg spots” on his anal fin and/or by displaying complex behavioural strategies designed to drive his milt into female´s mouth." Text: Angel Fitor of SeaFrames
"Among the most amazing and sophisticated reproductive techniques used by fishes is mouthbreeding; a heterodox breeding method which have proven specially effective on highly competitive communities and challenging environments such as lake Tanganyika." Text and photo: Angel Fitor of SeaFrames.
"The delicate preciousness of two contestant males of Lamprichthys tanganicanus, while displaying their finnage to define their forces in the water column. A magnificent performance of beauty and bestiality in the cerulean waters of Tanganyika. An image from in my upcoming book on the lake." www.seaframes.com
"Lake Tanganyika is the home of a unique assemblage of endemic fishes and freshwater invertebrates which have evolved isolated during at least the last 12 million years, much earlier than first human ancestors walked upright by its shores. " Photo and text by SeaFrames http://seaframes.wordpress.com/page/2/