Fellows' Presentation

The Evolution, Speciation, and Adaptation of Cichlid Fish Species Flocks

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Part of the 2017–2018 Fellows' Presentation Series

Lecture by Axel Meyer RI '18

Free and open to the public.


At the Radcliffe Institute, Axel Meyer is reviewing and synthesizing the knowledge on the evolution of the adaptive radiations of cichlid fishes that each are comprised of hundreds of unique species. These fish species flocks are textbook examples for extremely rapid diversification.