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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

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Hemitaeniochromis krampus

Hemitaeniochromis krampus (Dierickx & Snoeks, 2020) — by Ad Konings

The only paedophage of Lake Malawi that attacks its victims from above.

Crenicichla brasiliensis

Crenicichla brasiliensis (Bloch, 1792) — by Rico Morgenstern

Crenicichla brasiliensis is the first American cichlid species known to science!.

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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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01-Dec-2020, Picture: Interochromis loocki, Premaxilla, (Ad Konings)
01-Dec-2020, Picture: Interochromis loocki, Premaxilla, (Ad Konings)
01-Dec-2020, Picture: Interochromis loocki, Premaxilla, (Ad Konings)
01-Dec-2020, Picture: Interochromis loocki, Premaxilla, (Ad Konings)
01-Dec-2020, Picture: Interochromis loocki, Premaxilla, (Ad Konings)
30-Nov-2020, Picture: Interochromis loocki, Dentary, (Ad Konings)
30-Nov-2020, Picture: Interochromis loocki, Dentary, (Ad Konings)
30-Nov-2020, Picture: Interochromis loocki, Dentary, (Ad Konings)
30-Nov-2020, Picture: Interochromis loocki, Neurocranium, (Ad Konings)

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