Tropheus sp. 'viridescens' © Ad Konings
Two new sympatric species of Crenicichla from Argentina are described — Two new species of Crenicichla closely related to C. mandelburgeri and living sympatrically in the upper arroyo Piray Guazú, Paraná drainage in the Misiones province in Argentina have been described by Oldřich Říčan, Lubomír Piálek, Adriana Almirón, & Jorge Casciotta in the... continue reading
Pterophyllum Heckel, 1840 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas
One of the most emblematic genus in the family Cichlidae.
Labeotropheus simoneae Pauers, 2016 — by Ad Konings
L. simoneae is a rare but beautiful variant of the slender Labeotropheus.
Labeotropheus artatorostris Pauers, 2017 — by Ad Konings
Reddish fins of the male are purported to distinguish L. artatorostris from L. fuelleborni.
exLamprologus finalimus (Nichols & La Monte, 1931) — by Patrick Tawil
A not yet rediscovered taxon probably related to N. leloupi.
Apistogramma paulmuelleri Römer, Beninde, Duponchelle, Duponchelle, Vela-Díaz & Renno, 2013 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas
Apistogramma paulmuelleri exhibits the typical behavior of monogamous Apistogramma.
Patrick de Rham — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas
The aquarium world says goodbye to one of its most influential figures
Cichlid hybrids — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas
The topic of hybridization of fishes, and in particular of cichlids, has been gaining more relevance in the past few decades as new research has increasingly shown the importance of hybridization events in the evolution and emergence of new species, a previously poorly known fact outside flowering plants or bacteria. The amount of papers dealing with natural hybridization in fish has blossomed in recent years
Cichlid conservation – Efforts to protect biodiversity — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas
Not all is uncontrolled population growth and greed with humans, there are also many people who genuinely and passionately care for the environment and the species, and efforts are organized to try to miti
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