Cichlid Room Companion

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Volume Number

Cichlidae online 2017 (02), Feb-2017

Editor: Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Updated species profile for

Neetroplus nematopus Günther, 1867 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Krobia xinguensis Kullander, 2012 (Rico Morgenstern)
Metriaclima barlowi (Mckaye & Stauffer, 1986) (Ad Konings)

New cichlid pictures

Sciaenochromis benthicola, Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Sciaenochromis benthicola, Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Sciaenochromis benthicola, Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Sciaenochromis benthicola, Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Sciaenochromis benthicola, Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Sciaenochromis benthicola, Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Tropheus duboisi, Large male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Tropheus duboisi, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Tropheus duboisi, Portrait of a mouth-brooding female (Patrick Tawil)
Tropheus duboisi, Female mouth-brooding in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Tropheus duboisi, Large juvenile in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Tropheus duboisi, Young male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Tropheus duboisi, Male facing in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Gymnogeophagus rhabdotus, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Gymnogeophagus rhabdotus, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Gymnogeophagus rhabdotus, Portrait of an adult (Patrick Tawil)
Otopharynx tetrastigma, Male at Thumbi East Island (Ad Konings)
Otopharynx tetrastigma, Male at Thumbi East Island (Ad Konings)
Otopharynx sp. 'torpedo blue', Female at Chiloelo (Ad Konings)
Otopharynx sp. 'torpedo blue', Young male at Nkhudzi Headland (Ad Konings)
Otopharynx sp. 'torpedo blue', Male at Ntekete (Ad Konings)
Otopharynx sp. 'torpedo blue', Freshly collected adult (George Turner)
Australoheros scitulus, Young adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Australoheros scitulus, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Australoheros scitulus, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Australoheros scitulus, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Australoheros scitulus, Adult facing in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Australoheros scitulus, Portrait of an adult (Patrick Tawil)
Rocio octofasciata, Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Rocio octofasciata, Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Rocio octofasciata, Portrait of a male (Patrick Tawil)
Crenicichla saxatilis, Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Amphilophus chancho, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Amphilophus chancho, Young adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Amphilophus chancho, Portrait of an adult (Patrick Tawil)
Amphilophus chancho, Portrait of an adult (Patrick Tawil)
Archocentrus centrarchus, Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Archocentrus centrarchus, Portrait of a male (Patrick Tawil)
Archocentrus centrarchus, Pair in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Nandopsis haitiensis, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Nandopsis haitiensis, Portrait of an adult (Patrick Tawil)
Neetroplus nematopus, Holotype (anonymous )
Crenicichla wallacii, Young adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Crenicichla missioneira, Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Crenicichla ternetzi, Juvenile in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Amphilophus amarillo, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Amphilophus amarillo, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Amphilophus amarillo, Portrait of an adult (Patrick Tawil)
Tyrannochromis sp. 'macrostoma short pedicel', Preserved specimen (Jos Snoeks)
Tyrannochromis macrostoma, Adult at Nakantenga Island (Ad Konings)
Tyrannochromis macrostoma, Female at Nkhungu Reef (Ad Konings)
Tyrannochromis nigriventer, Female with fry at Boadzulu Island (Ad Konings)
Tyrannochromis nigriventer, Fry looking for cover (Ad Konings)
Tyrannochromis nigriventer, Male at Chimwalani Reef (Ad Konings)
Tyrannochromis nigriventer, Female taking her fry (Ad Konings)
Lobochilotes labiatus, Adult in Chituta Bay (Ad Konings)
Lobochilotes labiatus, Female collecting her fry (Ad Konings)
Lobochilotes labiatus, Adult at Kafungi (Ad Konings)
Lobochilotes labiatus, Adult at Kansombo (Ad Konings)
Lobochilotes labiatus, Adult at Kansombo (Ad Konings)
Tropheops biriwira, Male at Mumbo Island (Ad Konings)
Tropheops biriwira, Male at Mumbo Island (Ad Konings)
Tropheops biriwira, Female at Mumbo (Ad Konings)
Tropheops biriwira, Male at Otter Island (Manuel Salazar González)
Tropheops biriwira, Female at Otter Island (Ad Konings)
Tropheops biriwira, Male at Otter Island (Ad Konings)
Tropheops biriwira, Male at Otter Island (Ad Konings)
Amphilophus labiatus, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Amphilophus labiatus, Portrait of an adult (Patrick Tawil)
Amphilophus labiatus, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Amphilophus labiatus, Portrait of an adult (Patrick Tawil)
Amphilophus labiatus, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Metriaclima lombardoi, School at Nkhomo Reef (Ad Konings)
Vieja heterospila, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Metriaclima aurora, Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Metriaclima aurora, Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Metriaclima aurora, Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Metriaclima aurora, Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Metriaclima aurora, Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Metriaclima aurora, Female mouth-brooding in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Metriaclima aurora, Portrait of a male (Patrick Tawil)
Metriaclima hajomaylandi, Aged male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Metriaclima hajomaylandi, Aged female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Metriaclima hajomaylandi, Portrait of a male (Patrick Tawil)
Otopharynx sp. 'silver torpedo', Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Otopharynx sp. 'silver torpedo', Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Otopharynx sp. 'silver torpedo', Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Otopharynx sp. 'silver torpedo', Male portrait in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Vieja bifasciata, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Vieja bifasciata, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Vieja bifasciata, Portrait of an adult (Patrick Tawil)
Vieja hartwegi, Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Vieja melanura, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Otopharynx sp. 'torpedo blue', Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Otopharynx sp. 'torpedo blue', Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Otopharynx sp. 'torpedo blue', Portrait of an adult (Patrick Tawil)
Otopharynx sp. 'torpedo blue', Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Otopharynx sp. 'torpedo blue', Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Vieja bifasciata, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Vieja bifasciata, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Trichromis salvini, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Trichromis salvini, Adult close-up in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Copadichromis pleurostigma, Female at Namalenje Island (Ad Konings)
Copadichromis trimaculatus, Female at Ntekete (Ad Konings)
Copadichromis trimaculatus, Female at Manda (Ad Konings)
Copadichromis trimaculatus, Female of Jalo Bay (Ad Konings)
Copadichromis sp. 'kawanga no-spot', Spawning site (Ad Konings)
Copadichromis sp. 'kawanga no-spot', Male at Undu Reef (Ad Konings)
Copadichromis sp. 'kawanga no-spot', Male at Undu Reef (Ad Konings)
Copadichromis likomae, Male at Thumbi East Island (Ad Konings)
Copadichromis likomae, Male at Otter Island (Ad Konings)
Copadichromis likomae, Male at Ntekete (Ad Konings)
Copadichromis likomae, Spawning bower (Ad Konings)
Lamprologus markerti, Male in the aquarium (Anton Lamboj)
Lamprologus markerti, Female in the aquarium (Anton Lamboj)
Thorichthys socolofi, Pair with fry (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Copadichromis chrysonotus, Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Copadichromis chrysonotus, Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Copadichromis chrysonotus, Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Copadichromis chrysonotus, Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Copadichromis chrysonotus, Male portrait in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Copadichromis chrysonotus, Male displaying in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Metriaclima sp. 'dumpy', Male at Maleri Island (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima sp. 'dumpy', Male at Nakantenga Island (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima sp. 'dumpy', Male at Nakantenga Island (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima sp. 'dumpy', Male at Nakantenga Island (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima sp. 'dumpy', Female at Nakantenga Island (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima sp. 'dumpy', Neurocranium (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima sp. 'dumpy', Lower pharyngeal jaw (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima sp. 'dumpy', Pre-maxilla (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima estherae, Male at Gome Rock (Manuel Salazar González)
Metriaclima nkhunguense, Male at Minos Reef (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima nkhunguense, Juvenile at Minos Reef (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima nkhunguense, Male at Minos Reef (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima nkhunguense, Male at Nkhungu Reef (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima nkhunguense, Group at Nkhungu Reef (Ad Konings)
Vieja fenestrata, Dominant male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Vieja fenestrata, Male portrait in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Vieja fenestrata, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Vieja fenestrata, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)

New graphic

Illustration: Geophagus brasiliensis Illustration of redescription (Rudolf Kner)