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New Lake Tanganyika's Trophein genus described

New Lake Tanganyika's Trophein genus described — A new monotypic genus of Lake Tanganyika cichlid has been described for the species Paratilapia pfefferi Boulenger, 1898 by Anja Haefeli, Frederic D.B. Schedel, Fabrizia Ronco, Adrian Indermaur, and Walter Salzburger in the journal Zootaxa (5410(3):434-450). The new genus Jabarichromis... continue reading

Published species profiles

Etroplus suratensis

Etroplus suratensis (Bloch, 1790) — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Etroplus suratensis is not found in Surat.

Crenicichla vittata

Crenicichla vittata Heckel, 1840 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Werner first observed the fry eating from the skin of the parents.

Pterophyllum altum

Pterophyllum altum Pellegrin, 1903 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

The most difficult angelfish to keep and breed in the home aquarium.

Pterophyllum scalare

Pterophyllum scalare (Schultze, 1823) — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Pterophyllum scalare was brought from South America to Europe and in 1911 was already kept in Germany.

Crenicichla zebrina

Crenicichla zebrina Montaña, López-Hernández & Taphorn, 2008 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Crenicichla zebrina is more likely part of the genus Lugubria.

Editorial

Two species of Labeotropheus

Two species of Labeotropheus — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

After the Lake Malawi cichlid genus Labeotropheus was split into eleven species in recent years, Ad Konings pushes back and explains why only two species should be recognized

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Introduction to the Cichlid Room Companion (nov-2023)

Introduction to the Cichlid Room Companion (nov-2023) — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

The Cichlid Room Companion is the prime information source about fishes of the Cichlidae fish family

Editorial

Patrick de Rham

Patrick de Rham — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

The aquarium world says goodbye to one of its most influential figures

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