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Petrochromis sp. 'texas'

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Two new genera and species of riverine cichlids from Zambia have been described

Two new genera and species of riverine cichlids from Zambia have been described — Two new species of Pseudocrenilabrini riverine cichlids from Zambia have been described by Frederic D.B. Schedel, V.M.S. Kupriyanov, C. Katongo, and Uldrich Schliewen in the journal Zootaxa. Each one... more

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Lufubuchromis relictus

Lufubuchromis relictus Schedel, Kupriyanov, Katongo & Schliewen, 2020 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

The two older lineages of the Pseudocrenilabrus group.

Genus profile

Lufubuchromis

Lufubuchromis Schedel, Kupriyanov, Katongo & Schliewen, 2020 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Lufubuchromis is hardly distinguished from Pseudocrenilabrus.

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What is a species

What is a species — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

For several centuries the coining of a simple and definitive definition of what a species is has been widely searched, with several definitions being produced. Unfortunately, to our days no definition is satisfactory for every case treated

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25-Jan-2020, Picture: Eretmodus cyanostictus, Adult at Mtosi, (Tautvydas Pangonis)
25-Jan-2020, Picture: Eretmodus marksmithi, Male at Kalugunga, (Tautvydas Pangonis)
25-Jan-2020, Picture: Eretmodus marksmithi, Adult in Kaswente Bay, (Tautvydas Pangonis)
25-Jan-2020, Picture: Eretmodus marksmithi, Adult at Luagala Point (north), (Tautvydas Pangonis)
25-Jan-2020, Picture: Interochromis loocki, Adult at Cape Bangwe, (Tautvydas Pangonis)
24-Jan-2020, Wonderful cichlids: What is a species (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
24-Jan-2020, Picture: Ectodus sp. 'north', Females in Bilinge Bay, (Tautvydas Pangonis)
24-Jan-2020, Picture: Ectodus sp. 'north', Male at Mahale Bandas, (Tautvydas Pangonis)
24-Jan-2020, Picture: Ectodus sp. 'north', Female at Mkangazi, (Tautvydas Pangonis)

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