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Female in breeding coloration

Thorichthys helleri

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Nomenclature changes in two Central American cichlids

Nomenclature changes in two Central American cichlids — A new paper by Rico Morgenstern brings to light facts that force important nomenclature changes for two well-known Central American cichlid species: Parachromis friedrichsthalii and P.... more

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Parachromis multifasciatus

Parachromis multifasciatus (Regan, 1905) — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

A cichlid that recovered its valid status after over 100 years.

Apistogramma baenschi

Apistogramma baenschi Römer, 2004 — by Piotr Koba

One of its common names, 'Inka 50' indicated its initial price in USD.

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Our cichlid catalog — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

The standards followed in integrating and maintaining the Cichlid Room Companion cichlid catalog are delineated