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Dicrossus filamentosus © Juan Miguel Artigas Azas


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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 genera profiles

Dicrossus

Dicrossus Steindachner, 1875 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

The word Dicrossus likely refers to the very long pelvic fins of males of the type species.

Published species profiles

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.

Pterophyllum altum

Pterophyllum altum Pellegrin, 1903 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

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

Crenicichla zebrina

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

Crenicichla zebrina is more likely part of the genus Lugubria.

Neolamprologus sp. \'benthosplendens\'

Neolamprologus sp. 'benthosplendens' — by Ad Konings

A spectacular recent discovery.

Editorial

The beauty of the deep

The beauty of the deep — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

A potentially new species of cichlid has been found in the deep rocky habitats of Lake Tanganyika's Tanzanian coast

Swimming with cichlids

Nkondwe Island — Tanzania

Nkondwe Island — Tanzania — by Pam Chin

In this article, Pam tells us about an inspiring cichlid observation swim at Nkondwe Island in Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania

Editorial

Chalinochromis, the bridled Julidochromis

Chalinochromis, the bridled Julidochromis — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

The Lake Tanganyika genus Chalinochromis has proven to be a junior synonym of Julidochromis, in this article I describe the steps and publications that lead to this conclusion

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