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Male at Nausingili Island

Petrochromis sp. 'kipili brown'

© photo by Ad Konings

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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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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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Managing cichlid aggression in closed spaces

Managing cichlid aggression in closed spaces — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Cichlids are not mindless killing machines, but possess a very sophisticated behavior that allows them to evaluate the use of aggression in face of their existential need to obtain or protect certain resources

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09-Jul-2020, Picture: Ophthalmotilapia ventralis, Male in Lubugwe Bay, (Pam Chin)
09-Jul-2020, Picture: Ophthalmotilapia ventralis, Male in Lufungu Bay, (Pam Chin)
09-Jul-2020, Picture: Ophthalmotilapia ventralis, Male in Lufungu Bay, (Pam Chin)
09-Jul-2020, Picture: Ophthalmotilapia ventralis, Females in Lufungu Bay, (Pam Chin)
08-Jul-2020, Picture: Tropheus sp. 'ikola', Adult at Lyamembe, (Pam Chin)
08-Jul-2020, Picture: Bathybates fasciatus, Adult in Lubugwe Bay, (Pam Chin)
08-Jul-2020, Picture: Bathybates fasciatus, Juveniles at Miyako Point, (Pam Chin)
08-Jul-2020, Picture: Bathybates fasciatus, Juveniles at Miyako Point, (Pam Chin)
08-Jul-2020, Picture: Tropheus brichardi, Adults at Nkondwe Island, (Pam Chin)

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Offers

Amatitlania myrnae (sell)
Mayaheros beani (want)
Kihnichthys ufermanni (want)
Pundamilia pundamilia (want)
Lithochromis rufus (want)
Lethrinops lethrinus (want)
Cribroheros rhytisma (want)
Haplochromis sp. 'orange rock hunter' (want)
Haplochromis ishmaeli (want)
Herichthys tepehua (want)

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