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Lower pharyngeal bone

Melanochromis simulans

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Two new species of shell-dwelling Lake Malawi cichlids described

Two new species of shell-dwelling Lake Malawi cichlids described — Two new species of small shell-dwelling mbuna cichlids from Lake Malawi have been described in the journal Zootaxa (5052(3):419–432 — 15-Oct-2021) by Torin A. Miller, Ad Konings and Jay Stauffer.... more

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Pelvicachromis

Pelvicachromis Thys van den Audenaerde, 1968 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Pelvic fins are differently shaped in males and females.

Laetacara

Laetacara Kullander, 1986 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

The smiling acaras.

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Our catalog: species distributions maps

Our catalog: species distributions maps — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

For each one of the cichlid species profiles in the Cichlid Room Companion, we present a distribution map, with this map we aim to reflect the most updated information about the distribution of a given species, and so it is created by plotting dots on a calibrated map on the GPS points where the given species is found

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28-Nov-2021, Picture: Metriaclima ngarae, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
28-Nov-2021, Picture: Metriaclima ngarae, Female in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
28-Nov-2021, Picture: Metriaclima ngarae, Juvenile in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
28-Nov-2021, Picture: Metriaclima ngarae, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
28-Nov-2021, Picture: Metriaclima ngarae, Female in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
27-Nov-2021, Picture: Metriaclima ngarae, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
27-Nov-2021, Picture: Metriaclima ngarae, Female in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
27-Nov-2021, Picture: Metriaclima ngarae, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
27-Nov-2021, Picture: Metriaclima ngarae, Female in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)

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