alkalophile
fish from alkaline waters, e.g. Malawian or Tanganyikan cichlids, preferring a pH over 7, preferably around 8

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • alkalophile — A microorganism that grows best at pHs from about 8.5 to 11.5 …   Dictionary of microbiology

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