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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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25-May-2020, Picture: Labeotropheus fuelleborni, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
25-May-2020, Picture: Labeotropheus fuelleborni, Female in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
25-May-2020, Picture: Labeotropheus fuelleborni, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
25-May-2020, Picture: Labeotropheus fuelleborni, Female in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
25-May-2020, Picture: Labeotropheus fuelleborni, Portrait of a female in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
24-May-2020, Picture: Cyathopharynx foae, Male at Kombe, (Adrian Indermaur)
24-May-2020, Picture: Cyathopharynx foae, Male at Isonga, (Adrian Indermaur)
24-May-2020, Picture: Cyathopharynx foae, Male at Kombe, (Adrian Indermaur)
24-May-2020, Picture: Cyathopharynx foae, Group of breeding females, (Adrian Indermaur)

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