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Metriaclima nigrodorsalis

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News

New species of <i>Labeotropheus</i> described

New species of Labeotropheus described — A geographical variant of Labeotropheus fuelleborni from Mumbo and Thumb West islands in Lake Malawi has been proposed as a new species by Michael Pauers in the journal Copeia with the name... more

Species profile

Apistogramma nijsseni

Apistogramma nijsseni Kullander, 1979 — by Piotr Koba

The Peruvian panda dwarf cichlid.

Apistogramma panduro

Apistogramma panduro Römer, 1997 — by Piotr Koba

A well known representative of a unique species complex.

Editorial

C.A.R.E.S. program revamped!

C.A.R.E.S. program revamped! — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

This year has seen a refreshing view of one of the most popular conservation programs for aquarists available, the C.A.R.E.S. program envisioned and created by the charismatic Claudia Dickinson, who with the support of a large group of experts in all fish families sheltered under the program has brought new strength to fish conservation for everyone interested to participate, giving us a promise of a brighter future for many fish species