Enantiopus?

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Re: Enantiopus?

Post by EC » Thu Dec 20, 2012 6:07 am

DerBueraner wrote:I dipped near Baraka and the peninsula Ubvira. However, we had to perform the requirements of the exporter and the first thing to catch commercial cichlids. I was not much time for inquiries and I am not so deeply immersed there. Therefore, I can not make any reliable data. If you have the time and opportunity to dive so deep, I would immediately take the opportunity, because I can not imagine that the fish in only one place in the Lake (Zambia) occur. The difference between Ubwari and Kasaba Bay are but a few hundred miles, and I do not think they exist there, but maybe you can find there a different color form of cichlids.
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Thank you Bruno! This time I want to go very deep (never do before in this lake).

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Re: Enantiopus?

Post by DerBueraner » Thu Dec 20, 2012 8:41 am

Hello Enrico,

Please be very careful and try not to dive alone. I'm almost always alone dipped because there are very few local divers who can dive deep. I had a diving accident in Malawise (Tanzania) in about 60 m depth (alone), and I almost lost my life. Three days after I was back in Germany, I was notified by phone that the two local divers, two friends, with whom I have dipped for three weeks and fish were caught, not after a dive at great depths recovered. They wanted to earn some money by trying to solve a large network of professional fishermen and again that was caught on a rock. I was with the two boys plunged in 1986 in Malawi (Stuart Grant) and they were very experienced.

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Re: Enantiopus?

Post by EC » Sat Dec 22, 2012 1:10 am

DerBueraner wrote:Hello Enrico,

Please be very careful and try not to dive alone.
Thank you Bruno. I usually go to the lakes alone because italians are not travellers people and are not interesting in cichlid's etology. It's difficult to find someone to dive. But I'm not a suicide, I'm quite expert and I have a great lonely experience in deep mines and caves too looking for minerals. I'm afraid only in the rivers with crocs and hippos but I'm an old big waterpolo player and I can fight with them. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Enantiopus?

Post by tanganyikafreak » Sun May 12, 2013 9:13 am

Thomas Andersen wrote:The photos of the fish previously called Xenotilapia sp. forked tail - today I regard them as Xenotilapia bathyphila:
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Really bathiphylus? I would go for something in the direction of nanus or fluorescent green.
But, whatever it is, it's seems to be a beauty :D
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Re: Enantiopus?

Post by Vincentcnbres » Thu Oct 31, 2013 8:55 pm

Really bathiphylus?

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Re: Enantiopus?

Post by Marklar » Fri Nov 01, 2013 1:11 pm

My first thought was Grammatotria lemairii.

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Re: Enantiopus?

Post by DRE » Sat Nov 02, 2013 2:50 pm

Marklar wrote:My first thought was Grammatotria lemairii.

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Are these photos of Grammatotria lemairii? Nice!
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Re: Enantiopus?

Post by Marklar » Sun Nov 03, 2013 3:11 am

Yes, sorry. My photos are of Grammatotria lamairii which I thought look quite similar in shape and what we can see of the pattern in the original photo of the specimen posted by Bruno.

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