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by Pete B
Wed May 16, 2012 1:21 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Species naming
Replies: 1
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Species naming

With the recent reclassification in the Melanochromis and Cynotilapia groups, I was wondering, when does a new name become valid and what body makes the decision? I know that there are people who will not use the new names until they have been "authorised" on certain web based databases, or publishe...
by Pete B
Wed Jan 18, 2012 1:35 pm
Forum: African: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: Mbuna, how is it pronounced?
Replies: 1
Views: 1002

Mbuna, how is it pronounced?

This has probably been covered a hundred times, but in the language of the Tonga people, how is mbuna pronounced?

I've always said "mm boo nah", some say "ma boo na", or "em boo nah", others say the m is silent and should be "boo nah".