mouth breeder

mouthbreeder

[mouth-bree-der]
noun
1.
any of several fishes of the genera Tilapia and Haplochromis, that hatch and care for their young in the mouth.
2.
any of several fishes in various genera of the Anabantidae, Apogonidae, Cichlidae, and other teleost fish families that hold their eggs or young in their mouths.

Origin:
1925–30; mouth + breeder

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mouthbreeder

noun
any of various fishes that carry their eggs and their young in their mouths 
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