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Xenotilapia sp. 'papilio sunflower'

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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

Species profile

Maskaheros argenteus

Maskaheros argenteus (Allgayer, 1991) — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

The name pasorela, coined by Carl H. Hubbs for this species was never formalized.

Metriaclima chrysomallos

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

An attractive species resembling the iconic M. aurora but without barring on the flank.

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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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03-Aug-2020, Picture: Astatotilapia latifasciata, Male in the aquarium, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
03-Aug-2020, Picture: Astatotilapia latifasciata, Male in the aquarium, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
03-Aug-2020, Picture: Astatotilapia latifasciata, Male courting female, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
03-Aug-2020, Picture: Astatotilapia latifasciata, Group in the aquarium, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
02-Aug-2020, Picture: Haplochromis sp. 'cherry fin', Male in the aquarium, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
02-Aug-2020, Picture: Haplochromis sp. 'cherry fin', Male in the aquarium, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
02-Aug-2020, Picture: Haplochromis sp. 'cherry fin', Male in the aquarium, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
02-Aug-2020, Picture: Haplochromis sp. 'cherry fin', Female in the aquarium, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
01-Aug-2020, Picture: Haplochromis limax, Freshly collected male, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)

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Kihnichthys ufermanni (want)
Haplochromis piceatus (want)
Cribroheros rhytisma (want)
Greenwoodochromis christyi (want)
Copadichromis parvus (want)
Isthmoheros tuyrensis (want)
Benitochromis riomuniensis (want)
Haplochromis limax (want)
Lithochromis rufus (want)
Pundamilia pundamilia (want)

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