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Pseudotropheus fuscus

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A new species of paedophagous Lake Malawi cichlid has been described

A new species of paedophagous Lake Malawi cichlid has been described — A new species of paedophagous cichlid from Lake Malawi has been described by Katrien Dierickx and Jos Snoeks of the Royal Museum for Central Africa [Tervuren]. The new species was previously known as... more

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Kihnichthys ufermanni

Kihnichthys ufermanni (Allgayer, 2002) — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Kihnichthys ufermanni was rediscovered in 1985 by Jean Claude Nourissat in the Rio Lacantun, Mexico.

Metriaclima cyneusmarginatum

Metriaclima cyneusmarginatum Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye, 1997 — by Ad Konings

A rarely seen beauty from marginal rocky habitats in very shallow water.

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Managing cichlid aggression in closed spaces

Managing cichlid aggression in closed spaces — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Cichlids are not mindless killing machines, but possess a very sophisticated behavior that allows them to evaluate the use of aggression in face of their existential need to obtain or protect certain resources

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02-Jul-2020, Picture: Lobochilotes labiatus, Female at Luagala Point, (Pam Chin)
02-Jul-2020, Picture: Asprotilapia leptura, Pair at Luagala Point, (Pam Chin)
02-Jul-2020, Picture: Petrochromis sp. 'texas', Male at Luagala Point, (Pam Chin)
02-Jul-2020, Picture: Telmatochromis temporalis, Adult at Luagala Point, (Pam Chin)
02-Jul-2020, Picture: Tropheus sp. 'ikola', Adults at Kasongola, (Pam Chin)
01-Jul-2020, Added index of: Cichlidae (Nederlandse Vereniging van Cichlidenliefhebbers)V. 40(3) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
30-Jun-2020, Added index of: Cichlidae (Nederlandse Vereniging van Cichlidenliefhebbers)V. 40(4) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
29-Jun-2020, Added index of: Cichlidae (Nederlandse Vereniging van Cichlidenliefhebbers)V. 40(5) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
28-Jun-2020, Added index of: Cichlidae (Nederlandse Vereniging van Cichlidenliefhebbers)V. 40(6) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

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Platytaeniodus sp. 'red tail sheller' (want)
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