Cichilds from Okavango Delta

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london
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Cichilds from Okavango Delta

Post by london » Sun Nov 29, 2015 9:07 pm

Hi Pam,

Here are three species from the Okavango Delta I saw from a video. Would you please help me to identify them ?
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Re: Cichilds from Okavango Delta

Post by Pam Chin » Sun Nov 29, 2015 10:00 pm

Hi London,

I showed your pictures to Facebook site that ID's fish and a reliable cichlid expert, Sam Borstein replied:

The first one is a school of mostly Oreochromis. The second is Serranochromis jallae, sometimes considered a subspecies of Serranochromis robustus. The third looks like Serranochromis altus.

Hope that helps you.

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