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New species of <i>Gymnogeophagus</i> from Uruguay described

New species of Gymnogeophagus from Uruguay described — A new species of Gymnogeophagus from Uruguay has been described by Andréia Turcati, Wilson Sebastián Serra-Alanis & Luiz R. Malabarba in the journal Neotropical Ichthyology. The new species... more

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Crenicichla lepidota

Crenicichla lepidota Heckel, 1840 — by Rico Morgenstern

Crenicichla lepidota has long been (and still is) subject to confusion!.

Chuco intermedium

Chuco intermedium (Günther, 1862) — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

One of the most distinguishable Central American Cichlids.

Wonderful cichlids

How many cichlid species are there?

How many cichlid species are there? — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Even a few years ago scientists diverged widely in their estimates on the number of cichlid species. In the Cichlid Room Companion we make an estimate given our catalog standards. In this article I explain the problems to reach a definitive number, and why a consensus may never be reached

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18-Jan-2019, Picture: Katria katria, Adult in aquarium, (Philippe Burnel)
18-Jan-2019, Picture: Pungu maclareni, Adult in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
18-Jan-2019, Picture: Pungu maclareni, Sub-adults in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
18-Jan-2019, Illustration: Aulonocranus dewindti, Stamp, (anonymous )
18-Jan-2019, Illustration: Tropheus annectens, Stamp, (anonymous )
18-Jan-2019, Illustration: Reganochromis calliurus, Stamp, (anonymous )
18-Jan-2019, Illustration: Trematocara marginatum, Stamp, (anonymous )
18-Jan-2019, Illustration: Julidochromis ornatus, Stamp, (anonymous )
17-Jan-2019, Picture: Copadichromis pleurostigma, Young adult in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)

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