Hazelwood Fieldtrips, Victoria

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Field-lab on the banks of Hazelwood Pondage

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Topi, Karine and Nick setting up the sampling net

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Kai, Topi and Venkatesh photographing red devil cichlids

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Red devil cichlid (Amphilophus labiatus) gold morph, caught in Hazelwood Pondage,

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Red devil cichlid

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Dark morph

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Thick lipped phenotype

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3D reconstruction of a lower pharyngeal jaw

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Back in the lab at Monash

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Beautiful African Mbuna

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Mbuna and convict cichlid in the lab

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Red devil

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Convict cichlid

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Red devils

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Individuals of the dark morph can adjust their body colour to match the brightness of the substrate, gold individuals cannot

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Stock tanks

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Large flume tanks used to establish red devil breeding pairs. Photo credit. Michael Bertram

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Flume tanks, Monash University

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Red devil adults

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Juveniles raised in the lab

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Red devil breeding pair

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More red devil juveniles

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Red devil. Drawing by Fiona Kang

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