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Sub adult in the aquarium

Heterotilapia buttikoferi

© Foto di Anton Lamboj

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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.... più

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Chindongo socolofi

Chindongo socolofi (Johnson, 1974) — a cura di Ad Konings

Chindongo socolofi is a very popular cichlid among aquarists.

Vieja breidohri

Vieja breidohri (Werner & Stawikowski, 1987) — a cura di Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

A species with an enigmatic evolutionary origin.

Wonderful cichlids

How are cichlids named?

How are cichlids named? — a cura di 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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19-mag-2019, Immagine: Limnotilapia dardennii, Male at Kalala Island, (Ad Konings)
19-mag-2019, Immagine: Limnotilapia dardennii, Male at Kalala Island, (Ad Konings)
19-mag-2019, Immagine: Lobochilotes labiatus, Female at Samazi, (Ad Konings)
19-mag-2019, Immagine: Lobochilotes labiatus, Female at Samazi, (Ad Konings)
19-mag-2019, Immagine: Microdontochromis rotundiventralis, School at Muzi, (Ad Konings)
18-mag-2019, Immagine: Lepidiolamprologus sp. 'meeli southeast', Adult at Katete, (Ad Konings)
18-mag-2019, Immagine: Lepidiolamprologus mimicus, Subadult at Cape Nundo, (Ad Konings)
18-mag-2019, Immagine: Lepidiolamprologus mimicus, Adult at Nausingili Island, (Tautvydas Pangonis)
18-mag-2019, Immagine: Lepidiolamprologus profundicola, Female at Nausingili Island, (Tautvydas Pangonis)

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