Above: Cheilochromis euchilus (adult, showing
typical enlarged, fleshy lips, thought to form a seal over rock crevices
enabling the fish to suck out aquatic insects). Below is a
small juvenile of this species, in which no
lip enlargement is yet noticeable. Photos copyright © by M. K. Oliver.
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