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New species of <i>Apistogramma</i> from Colombia described

New species of Apistogramma from Colombia described — A new species of Apistogramma from the lower Atabapo drainage in Colombia has been described by Wolfgang Staeck and Ingo Schindler in the journal Vertebrate Zoology. The new species A.... more

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Chindongo socolofi

Chindongo socolofi (Johnson, 1974) — by Ad Konings

Chindongo socolofi is a very popular cichlid among aquarists.

Vieja breidohri

Vieja breidohri (Werner & Stawikowski, 1987) — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

A species with an enigmatic evolutionary origin.

Wonderful cichlids

Cichlid binominal names, how are they chosen?

Cichlid binominal names, how are they chosen? — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

In this article I talk about the principles and rules that have to be followed when applying scientific binomial names to organisms

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23-Jul-2019, Picture: Nimbochromis linni, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
23-Jul-2019, Picture: Nimbochromis linni, Female in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
23-Jul-2019, Picture: Nimbochromis linni, Large male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
23-Jul-2019, Picture: Nimbochromis linni, Large female in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
23-Jul-2019, Picture: Nimbochromis linni, Male portrait in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
20-Jul-2019, Picture: Ectodus descampsii, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
20-Jul-2019, Picture: Ectodus descampsii, Female in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
20-Jul-2019, Picture: Ectodus descampsii, Adult facing in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
20-Jul-2019, Picture: Ectodus descampsii, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)

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