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Research: Cichlids Produce New Species

December 11, 2019 By: Erin Block

Recent research has found that cichlids, a colorful fish typically found in the freshwater lakes of Africa, have the ability to produce entirely new species when it mates. “According to a new 10-year study on two African freshwater lakes published in Nature Communications, the females accidentally could introduce new genes into their population.” Read more via Newsweek.