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Ophthalmotilapia nasuta

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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

Amphilophus sp. \'xiloa fatlip\'

Amphilophus sp. 'xiloa fatlip' — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Amphilophus sp. 'xiloa fatlip' is just found in the small crater Lake Xiloá, and apparently just in very small numbers.

Amatitlania nigrofasciata

Amatitlania nigrofasciata (Günther, 1867) — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Many of the very interesting biology facts of this species have only been reported in recent years.

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Feeding in cichlids – Food selection

Feeding in cichlids – Food selection — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

In this article I write about the different foods cichlids eat, and give examples of the particular evolution of their feeding apparatus that allows them to efficiently capture and process those foods. Practically anything edible is consumed by cichlids in one way or another

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23-Nov-2020, Species profile: Amphilophus sp. 'xiloa fatlip' (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
22-Nov-2020, Picture: Tropheus moorii, Adult in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
22-Nov-2020, Picture: Tropheus moorii, Adult in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
22-Nov-2020, Picture: Tropheus moorii, Adult in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
22-Nov-2020, Picture: Tropheus moorii, Adult in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
21-Nov-2020, Wonderful cichlids: Feeding in cichlids – Food selection (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
21-Nov-2020, Picture: Amphilophus labiatus, Syntypes, (anonymous )
21-Nov-2020, Illustration: Amphilophus labiatus, Syntype, (anonymous )
18-Nov-2020, Picture: Cyclopharynx schwetzi, Adult in the aquarium, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)

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