diandric
adjective for diandry

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • IP — abbreviation for initial phase in diandric fishes (possessing two different types of males, a large, brightly coloured and aggressive terminal phase (TP) and a smaller, drab and relatively non aggressive initial phase (IP), e.g. in Thalassoma… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • TP — abbreviation for terminal phase in diandric fishes possessing two different types of males, a large, brightly coloured and aggressive terminal phase (TP) and a smaller, drab and relatively non aggressive initial phase (IP), e.g. in Thalassoma… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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