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New additions to the Cichlid Room Companion for the past three months, you can as well consult older additions by following the links at the lower part of the page


What is new?






*22-May-2017




*19-May-2017

Vieja sp. 'coatzacoalcos' removed from the cichlid catalog

Due to the fact that we have not been able to find a clear diagnosis that may differentiate Vieja sp. 'coatzacoalcos' from V. zonata we have removed the former from our catalog, this is done until a clear diagnosis becomes available. We recognize that all species exhibit a certain degree of variability and should not confuse this with a specific differentiation (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)


New cichlid pictures:
Metriaclima sp. 'red top gallireya', Premaxila (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima sp. 'red top gallireya', Dentary (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima sp. 'red top gallireya', Male at Gallireya Reef (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima sp. 'red top gallireya', Male at Gallireya Reef (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima sp. 'red top gallireya', Male at Gallireya Reef (Ad Konings)

*18-May-2017

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A new species of Apistogramma from Peru described

Eight authors seniored by Uwe Römer have authored the recently published description of Apistogramma megastoma in the journal Vertebrate Zoology. The new species was previously known as Apistogramma sp. 'kelleri' or Apistogramma sp. ... more


Updated species profile for:
Thorichthys panchovillai Del Moral-Flores, López-Segovia & Hernández-Arellano, 2017 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New cichlid pictures:
Metriaclima sp. 'red top gallireya', Male at Gallireya Reef (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima sp. 'red top gallireya', Female mouth-brooding at Gallireya Reef (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima sp. 'red top gallireya', Female at Gallireya Reef (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima sp. 'red top gallireya', Male at Gallireya Reef (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima sp. 'red top gallireya', Neurocranium (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima sp. 'red top gallireya', Dentary (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima sp. 'red top gallireya', Lower pharyngeal jaw (Ad Konings)









*09-May-2017

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New species of Thorichthys described

A new species of Thorichthys has been described in the journal Revista peruana de biología: 24(n. 1), pp. 3-10. The new species, endemic to the Coatzacoalcos river drainage in Mexico, has been known for many years as Cichlasoma ... more


New cichlid pictures:
Metriaclima nigrodorsalis, Holotype (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima nigrodorsalis, Male at Thundu (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima nigrodorsalis, Male feeding at Thundu (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima nigrodorsalis, Male at N'Kolongwe (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima nigrodorsalis, Male at N'Kolongwe (Ad Konings)


















*21-Apr-2017














*08-Apr-2017

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New cichlid pictures:
Metriaclima sp. 'cave manda', Female at Manda (Ad Konings)
Metriaclima sp. 'cave manda', Male at Pombo Rocks (Ad Konings)

Added index of:
Tanganika Magazyn V. 20 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
































*07-Mar-2017

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New species of Pseudocrenilabrus described

A new species of Pseudocrenilabrus from the Congo River basin, probably endemic to Lake Mweru in the border between Zambia and the Congo Democratic Republic has been described by Cyprian Katongo, Ole Seehausen, Jos Snoeks in the magazine ... more


New cichlid pictures:
Metriaclima sp. 'elongatus bee', Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Metriaclima sp. 'elongatus bee', Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Metriaclima sp. 'elongatus bee', Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Metriaclima sp. 'elongatus bee', Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)