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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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Vieja hartwegi

Vieja hartwegi (Taylor & Miller, 1980) — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

A species with an enigmatic relationship with the syntopic Vieja breidohri.

Lufubuchromis relictus

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

The two older lineages of the Pseudocrenilabrus group.

Editorial

The obscure case of Oscura heterospilla

The obscure case of Oscura heterospilla — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

A new monotypic genus of Middle American cichlid was proposed in 2015 to classify Cichlasoma heterospilum. In this article I argue that the data on which the classification was based is insufficient and not solid, and that perhaps a rush decision was made

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26-Feb-2020, Picture: Ophthalmotilapia ventralis, Male at Jakobsen Beach, (Tautvydas Pangonis)
26-Feb-2020, Picture: Ophthalmotilapia ventralis, Male at Kalugunga, (Tautvydas Pangonis)
26-Feb-2020, Picture: Ophthalmotilapia ventralis, Male in Kaswente Bay, (Tautvydas Pangonis)
26-Feb-2020, Picture: Ophthalmotilapia ventralis, Male at Katondo, (Tautvydas Pangonis)
26-Feb-2020, Picture: Ophthalmotilapia ventralis, Male at Nondwa Point, (Tautvydas Pangonis)
25-Feb-2020, Picture: Tropheus sp. 'red', Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
25-Feb-2020, Picture: Tropheus sp. 'red', Female in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
25-Feb-2020, Picture: Tropheus sp. 'red', Portrait of an adult, (Patrick Tawil)
24-Feb-2020, Picture: Ophthalmotilapia sp. 'paranasuta', Male at Jakobsen Beach, (Tautvydas Pangonis)

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