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Male at Luagala Point

Cyprichromis leptosoma

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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

Species profile

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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