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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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06-Jul-2020, Picture: Labeotropheus fuelleborni, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
06-Jul-2020, Picture: Labeotropheus fuelleborni, Female in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
06-Jul-2020, Picture: Labeotropheus fuelleborni, Portrait of a male, (Patrick Tawil)
06-Jul-2020, Picture: Labeotropheus fuelleborni, Female in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
06-Jul-2020, Picture: Limnotilapia dardennii, Juveniles at Lyamembe, (Pam Chin)
05-Jul-2020, Picture: Ophthalmotilapia ventralis, Male at Katondo, (Pam Chin)
05-Jul-2020, Picture: Ophthalmotilapia ventralis, Males at Katondo, (Pam Chin)
05-Jul-2020, Picture: Cyprichromis leptosoma, School at Katondo, (Pam Chin)
05-Jul-2020, Picture: Tropheus sp. 'mpimbwe', Group at Katondo, (Pam Chin)

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Amphilophus zaliosus (want)
Mylochromis mola (want)
Copadichromis parvus (want)
Otopharynx styrax (want)
Stomatepia pindu (want)
Retroculus xinguensis (want)
Lithochromis rufus (want)
Astatheros margaritifer (want)
Greenwoodochromis christyi (want)
Pundamilia pundamilia (want)

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