Cichlid Room Companion

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Lufubuchromis relictus

© photo by Hans van Heusden

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Two new species of shell-dwelling Lake Malawi cichlids described

Two new species of shell-dwelling Lake Malawi cichlids described — Two new species of small shell-dwelling mbuna cichlids from Lake Malawi have been described in the journal Zootaxa (5052(3):419–432 — 15-Oct-2021) by Torin A. Miller, Ad Konings and Jay Stauffer.... more

Species profile

Astatotilapia gigliolii

Astatotilapia gigliolii (Pfeffer, 1896) — by Rico Morgenstern

The most widespread Haplochromine in East Africa!.

Astatotilapia tweddlei

Astatotilapia tweddlei Jackson, 1985 — by Rico Morgenstern

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Our catalog: species distributions maps

Our catalog: species distributions maps — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

For each one of the cichlid species profiles in the Cichlid Room Companion, we present a distribution map, with this map we aim to reflect the most updated information about the distribution of a given species, and so it is created by plotting dots on a calibrated map on the GPS points where the given species is found