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A new species of <i>Cichla</i> from the Essequibo River described

A new species of Cichla from the Essequibo River described — A new species of Cichla from the Essequibo River channel in Guyana and Venezuela has been described by Mark H. Sabaj Pérez and a group of researchers in the Proceedings of the Academy of... more

Species profile

Cichla cataractae

Cichla cataractae Sabaj, López-Fernández, Willis, Hemraj, Taphorn & Winemiller, 2020 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Cichla cataractae is known to reach about 660 mm in total length!.

Genus profile

Heterotilapia

Heterotilapia Regan, 1920 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Distinguished from Tilapia by a very characteristic pharyngeal dentition.

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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05-Apr-2020, Picture: Labeotropheus trewavasae, Males in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
05-Apr-2020, Picture: Labeotropheus trewavasae, Male close-up in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
05-Apr-2020, Picture: Labeotropheus trewavasae, Male close-up in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
05-Apr-2020, Picture: Labeotropheus trewavasae, Male and female in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
04-Apr-2020, Picture: Labeotropheus trewavasae, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
04-Apr-2020, Picture: Labeotropheus trewavasae, Female in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
04-Apr-2020, Picture: Labeotropheus trewavasae, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
04-Apr-2020, Picture: Labeotropheus trewavasae, Male and female in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
04-Apr-2020, Picture: Labeotropheus trewavasae, Male portrait in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)

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