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yellow lab?

Postby newmbunaguy » Sun Oct 25, 2020 11:30 pm

do yellow labs have bars?
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Re: yellow lab?

Postby shiftyfox » Mon Oct 26, 2020 4:00 am

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Re: yellow lab?

Postby newmbunaguy » Mon Oct 26, 2020 8:18 am

any ideal on this species?
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Re: yellow lab?

Postby sir_keith » Mon Oct 26, 2020 12:19 pm

newmbunaguy wrote:do yellow labs have bars?

Adults in prime condition do not have bars. Juveniles, subadults, and stressed fishes may have vestigial bars, like this-


That said, the fish in the pic you posted seems to have more bars than is usual for this species, making me suspect that it may be a hybrid.
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