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Cyphotilapia frontosa

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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

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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13-Jul-2020, Picture: Chindongo sp. 'elongatus brown', Male at Chimwalani, (Ad Konings)
13-Jul-2020, Picture: Chindongo sp. 'elongatus brown', Male at Luwala Reef, (Ad Konings)
13-Jul-2020, Picture: Chindongo sp. 'elongatus brown', Dentary, (Ad Konings)
13-Jul-2020, Picture: Chindongo sp. 'elongatus brown', Premaxilla, (Ad Konings)
13-Jul-2020, Picture: Chindongo sp. 'elongatus brown', Neurocranium, (Ad Konings)
12-Jul-2020, Picture: Chindongo sp. 'burrower', Male at Chidunga, (Ad Konings)
12-Jul-2020, Picture: Chindongo sp. 'burrower', Female at Chidunga, (Ad Konings)
12-Jul-2020, Picture: Chindongo sp. 'burrower', Male at Maleri Island, (Larry Johnson)
12-Jul-2020, Picture: Chindongo sp. 'burrower', Female at Maleri Island, (Ad Konings)

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Offers

Cribroheros rhytisma (want)
Australoheros macaensis (want)
Thoracochromis brauschi (want)
Amphilophus zaliosus (want)
Haplochromis piceatus (want)
Benitochromis riomuniensis (want)
Otopharynx styrax (want)
Isthmoheros tuyrensis (want)
Platytaeniodus sp. 'red tail sheller' (want)
Mylochromis subocularis (want)

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