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Female mouth-brooding at Mara Point

Tramitichromis brevis

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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

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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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Aggression in cichlids

Aggression in cichlids — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Aggression is an important and necessary behavior for survival, with strong evolutionary roots. Cichlids and other animals are aggressive and fight for a reason, and fighting is avoided as much as is possible. In this article I deal with aggression in cichlids, how and when it is used, its benefits and costs

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03-Jun-2020, Picture: Perissodus straeleni, Adult at N'ganja Bay, (Adrian Indermaur)
03-Jun-2020, Picture: Perissodus straeleni, Adult with dark coloration, (Adrian Indermaur)
03-Jun-2020, Picture: Perissodus straeleni, Pair guarding their fry, (Adrian Indermaur)
03-Jun-2020, Picture: Perissodus straeleni, Pair guarding fry, (Adrian Indermaur)
03-Jun-2020, Added index of: Cichlidae (Nederlandse Vereniging van Cichlidenliefhebbers)V. 44(2) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
02-Jun-2020, Picture: Neolamprologus chitamwebwai, Adult at Cape Bangwe, (Adrian Indermaur)
02-Jun-2020, Picture: Lepidiolamprologus meeli, Adult at Katumbi Point, (Adrian Indermaur)
02-Jun-2020, Picture: Pseudosimochromis babaulti, Adults at Katumbi Point, (Adrian Indermaur)
02-Jun-2020, Picture: Xenotilapia boulengeri, Large group at Sibwesa, (Adrian Indermaur)

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Australoheros macaensis (want)
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Astatheros margaritifer (want)
Benitochromis riomuniensis (want)
Cichlasoma paranaense (sell)
Copadichromis parvus (want)
Julidochromis transcriptus (want)
Amatitlania sp. 'honduran red point' (sell)
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Julidochromis dickfeldi (want)

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