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Dimidiochromis dimidiatus

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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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04-Jun-2020, Picture: Metriaclima phaeos, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
04-Jun-2020, Picture: Metriaclima phaeos, Female in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
04-Jun-2020, Picture: Metriaclima phaeos, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
04-Jun-2020, Picture: Labeotropheus fuelleborni, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
04-Jun-2020, Picture: Labeotropheus fuelleborni, Portrait of a male, (Patrick Tawil)
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)

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Retroculus xinguensis (want)
Wallaceochromis signatus (want)
Cribroheros rhytisma (want)
Australoheros macaensis (want)
Isthmoheros tuyrensis (want)
Julidochromis dickfeldi (want)
Haplochromis limax (want)
Julidochromis marlieri (want)
Astatheros margaritifer (want)
Kihnichthys ufermanni (want)

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