Lee Newman, 1998
Cichlid Room Companion

Lee Newman

last updated on 18-Mar-2022

Lee Newman, of Vancouver, Canada, has been keeping freshwater tropical fish for over 50 years and has mainly focused on keeping and breeding South American cichlids. Lee's specialty is the ecology, taxonomy and husbandry of Satanoperca. He has collected fishes in Peru, Brazil and Suriname.

With an education in Aquaculture, Lee is currently employed at the Vancouver Aquarium as the Tropics Curator. Lee is an avid writer and photographer and has contributed to a number of publications.

The lectures that Lee currently presents include:


Cichlid work and contributions: