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New species of <i>Aequidens</i> described

New species of Aequidens described — A new species of Aequidens from the upper Rio Paraguai, Paraná drainage in Brazil, has been described by Rianne Caroline de Oliveira and a group of researchers from Brazil and Peru in the journal Neotropical Ichthyology (22 (2):e230106). The new species, Aequidens pirilampo, inhabits... continue reading

Published genera profiles


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.


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


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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