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parental care
(English) Any investment by parents in offspring that increases the offsprings' chances of surviving (and hence reproducing). In fish, parental care can take a variety of forms including guarding, nest building, fanning, splashing, removal of dead eggs, retrieval of straying fry, external egg carrying, egg burying, moving eggs or young, ectodermal feeding, oral brooding, internal gestation, brood-pouch egg carrying, etc. (See also: reproduction)
soin parental
(French) Tout investissement par les parents dans leurs progénitures qui augmente les chances des progénitures à survivre (et d'où reproduire). Chez des poissons, le soin parental peut prendre une variété de formes y compris garder, construire de nid, éventer, éclabousser, enlèvement des oeufs morts, recouvrement d'alevins qui s'égarent, porter l'oeuf à l'extérieur, enterrement d'oeufs, mouvement des oeufs ou des juvéniles, alimentation ectodermique, couvée oral, gestation interne, porter des oeufs dans des poches à couvée, etc. (See also: reproduction)

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