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Haplochromis exspectatus

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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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07-Jul-2020, Picture: Tropheus annectens, Adults at Kekese, (Pam Chin)
07-Jul-2020, Picture: Tropheus sp. 'maculatus', Adults at Lyamembe, (Pam Chin)
07-Jul-2020, Picture: Tropheus sp. 'maculatus', Adults at Lyamembe, (Pam Chin)
07-Jul-2020, Picture: Tropheus sp. 'black', Aberrant adult at Lyamembe, (Pam Chin)
07-Jul-2020, Picture: Tropheus sp. 'black', Aberrant adult at Lyamembe, (Pam Chin)
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)

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Tilapia busumana (sell)
Amphilophus zaliosus (want)
Greenwoodochromis christyi (want)
Mylochromis subocularis (want)
Neolamprologus nigriventris (want)
Benitochromis riomuniensis (want)
Lithochromis rufus (want)
Otopharynx styrax (want)
Astatheros margaritifer (want)
Cribroheros rhytisma (want)

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