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Chindongo heteropictus

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<i>Hemichromis</i> revision published

Hemichromis revision published — A revision of Hemichromis by Anton Lamboj and Stephan Koblmüller has been published in the journal Hydrobiologia (DOI 10.1007/s10750-022-05060-y). In this revision, a phylogeny of all (but one: H. exsul) species of Hemichromis has been produced using two mitochondrial and two... more

New genus profile

Heroina

Heroina Kullander, 1996 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

A piscivorous turned into an invertebrate picker.

Alticorpus

Alticorpus Stauffer & McKaye, 1988 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Found in deep areas from around 30-40 m depth probably down to the oxygen limit.

Swimming with cichlids

Mahale Mountains — Tanzania

Mahale Mountains — Tanzania — by Pam Chin

In this article, Pam tells us about an inspiring cichlid observation swim at the Mahale Mountains in Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania

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27-Nov-2022, Picture: Cyprichromis microlepidotus, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
27-Nov-2022, Picture: Cyprichromis microlepidotus, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
27-Nov-2022, Picture: Cyprichromis microlepidotus, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
27-Nov-2022, Picture: Cyprichromis microlepidotus, Head picture of a male, (Patrick Tawil)
25-Nov-2022, Picture: Teleocichla cinderella, Group in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
25-Nov-2022, Picture: Teleocichla cinderella, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
25-Nov-2022, Picture: Teleocichla cinderella, Female in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
25-Nov-2022, Picture: Teleocichla cinderella, Head picture of a male, (Patrick Tawil)
25-Nov-2022, Picture: Teleocichla cinderella, Head picture of a male, (Patrick Tawil)

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