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Female feeding fry

Herichthys labridens

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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.... mas

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Chindongo socolofi

Chindongo socolofi (Johnson, 1974) — por Ad Konings

Chindongo socolofi is a very popular cichlid among aquarists.

Vieja breidohri

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

A species with an enigmatic evolutionary origin.

Wonderful cichlids

How are cichlids named?

How are cichlids named? — por Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

How should we call cichlid species? Should we use common or binomial names? If we consider animals like mammals, it is common to talk about them using their common name, the same applies to birds, even die-hard birders regularly use the bird’s common name and just the most devoted of them, like scientist, refer them by their binomial name. But then when you talk about plants, let’s say cactus and succulents, it is common that even beginners refer them by binomial names. But what about cichlids?

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22-may.-2019, Foto: Neolamprologus bifasciatus, Adult at Kombe, (Mattia Matarrese)
22-may.-2019, Foto: Neolamprologus bifasciatus, Pair at Muzi, (Mattia Matarrese)
22-may.-2019, Foto: Neolamprologus bifasciatus, Adulto en Tongwa, (Ad Konings)
22-may.-2019, Foto: Neolamprologus buescheri, Adulto en el cabo Kachese, (Ad Konings)
22-may.-2019, Foto: Neolamprologus buescheri, Adulto en el cabo Kachese, (Ad Konings)
21-may.-2019, Foto: Microdontochromis tenuidentatus, Adulto en la isla Kalala, (Ad Konings)
21-may.-2019, Foto: Microdontochromis tenuidentatus, Adult at Nausingili Island, (Ad Konings)
21-may.-2019, Foto: Neolamprologus bifasciatus, Adult in Kalyeza Bay, (Ad Konings)
21-may.-2019, Foto: Neolamprologus bifasciatus, Macho en Kambwimba, (Ad Konings)

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