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New additions to the Cichlid Room Companion for the past three months, you can as well consult older additions by following the links at the lower part of the page


What is new?

*25-Apr-2018

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Crenicichla sp. 'xingu III' is described

A new species of Crenicichla from the Rio Xingu in the Amazon drainage has been described by Henrique Rosa Varela and Priscilla Ito in the Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. The new species, previously known as ... more


New cichlid pictures:
Pseudotropheus perspicax, Male at Ruarwe North (Ad Konings)
Pseudotropheus perspicax, Male at Ruarwe North (Ad Konings)
Pseudotropheus perspicax, Male at Ruarwe North (Ad Konings)
Pseudotropheus perspicax, Male at Ruarwe North (Ad Konings)

New graphic:
Illustration: Nimbochromis linni, Immature (Dave Voorvelt)

*24-Apr-2018


*23-Apr-2018


*22-Apr-2018

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Updated species profile for:
Cribroheros robertsoni (Regan, 1905) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New cichlid pictures:
Pseudotropheus perspicax, Male at Mbowe Island (Ad Konings)
Pseudotropheus perspicax, Male at Mbowe Island (Ad Konings)
Pseudotropheus perspicax, Male at Mbowe Island (Ad Konings)

New graphic:
Illustration: Mylochromis sp. 'deep', Male (Dave Voorvelt)
Illustration: Mylochromis sp. 'deep', Female (Dave Voorvelt)

*21-Apr-2018

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Two new Lake Malawi cichlids from deep water described

Two new species of Diplotaxodon from deep Malawian waters of Lake Malawi have been described by Jay Stauffer, Titus Phiri & Ad Konings in the Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. Diplotaxodon altus, one of the new ... more


New cichlid pictures:
Pseudotropheus perspicax, Male at Mara Rocks (Ad Konings)
Pseudotropheus perspicax, Male at Mara Rocks (Ad Konings)
Pseudotropheus perspicax, Male at Mbowe Island (Ad Konings)
Pseudotropheus perspicax, Female at Mbowe (Ad Konings)

New graphic:
Illustration: Mylochromis melanonotus, Subadult (Dave Voorvelt)


*19-Apr-2018



*17-Apr-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Pseudotropheus perspicax, Male at Chewere (Ad Konings)
Pseudotropheus perspicax, Female at Chewere (Ad Konings)
Pseudotropheus perspicax, Dentary (Ad Konings)

New graphic:
Illustration: Metriaclima zebra, Male from Otter Island (Dave Voorvelt)
Illustration: Metriaclima zebra, Female from Otter Island (Dave Voorvelt)

*16-Apr-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Pseudotropheus perspicax, Male at Mdoka (Ad Konings)

New graphic:
Illustration: Metriaclima zebra, O female from Thumbi West (Dave Voorvelt)
Illustration: Metriaclima zebra, Female from Thumbi West (Dave Voorvelt)
Illustration: Metriaclima zebra, Male from Thumbi West (Dave Voorvelt)
Illustration: Metriaclima zebra, Male (Dave Voorvelt)

*15-Apr-2018

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Updated species profile for:
Pseudotropheus elegans Trewavas, 1935 (Ad Konings)

New cichlid pictures:
Pseudotropheus perspicax, Male at Charo (Ad Konings)
Pseudotropheus perspicax, Female at Charo (Ad Konings)
Pseudotropheus perspicax, Male at Mbowe Island (Larry Johnson)

New graphic:
Illustration: Metriaclima lanisticola, Male from Thumbi West (Dave Voorvelt)
Illustration: Metriaclima sp. 'lanisticola north', Male from Chilumba (Dave Voorvelt)

*14-Apr-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Pseudotropheus perspicax, Male at Chitande (Ad Konings)
Pseudotropheus perspicax, Female at Chitande (Ad Konings)

New graphic:
Illustration: Metriaclima flavifemina, Female from Thumbi West (Dave Voorvelt)
Illustration: Metriaclima flavifemina, Male from Thumbi West (Dave Voorvelt)
Illustration: Metriaclima flavifemina, Male from Thumbi West (Dave Voorvelt)












*02-Apr-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Herichthys pantostictus, Pair with fry (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Herichthys pantostictus, Male with fry (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Herichthys pantostictus, Pair with fry (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Herichthys pantostictus, Female guarding her spawn (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Herichthys pantostictus, Pair with fry (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*01-Apr-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Herichthys pantostictus, Young adult at El Salto River (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Herichthys pantostictus, Pair with fry (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Herichthys pantostictus, Pair with fry (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Herichthys pantostictus, Male with fry (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Herichthys pantostictus, Male with fry (Marco Arroyo Torres)

New habitat pictures:
Panuco: El Naranjo, El Salto River at El Naranjo (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)


*30-Mar-2018

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Updated species profile for:
Pseudotropheus livingstonii (Boulenger, 1899) (Ad Konings)

New cichlid pictures:
Teleocichla preta, Freshly collected adult (Oldřich Říčan)
Teleocichla preta, Freshly collected adult (Oldřich Říčan)








*22-Mar-2018


*21-Mar-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Coptodon imbrifernus, Group in Lake Bermin (Zuzana Musilová)
Coptodon imbrifernus, Breeding pair in Lake Bermin (Zuzana Musilová)

*20-Mar-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Pelmatolapia mariae, Breeding at Mamfe (Zuzana Musilová)
Pelmatolapia mariae, Group of juveniles at Mamfe (Zuzana Musilová)
Pelmatolapia mariae, Group at Mamfe (Zuzana Musilová)
Pelmatolapia mariae, Pair with fry at Mamfe (Zuzana Musilová)

Added index of:
Revue Française des Cichlidophiles (377) (Florent de Gasperis)

*19-Mar-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Gobiocichla ethelwynnae, Group at Mamfe (Zuzana Musilová)
Gobiocichla ethelwynnae, Group at Mamfe (Zuzana Musilová)

*18-Mar-2018





*14-Mar-2018

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Trematocranus pachychilus, a new species of Lake Malawi cichlid

A new species of Trematocranus species from Lake Malawi has been described from Jafua Bay in Mozambique by Katrien Dierickx, M. Hanssens, B. Rusuwa and Jos Snoek in the journal Zookey. The new species: Trematocranus pachychilus was ... more


New cichlid pictures:
Andinoacara latifrons, Freshly collected adult (Zuzana Musilová)
Andinoacara latifrons, Freshly collected adult (Zuzana Musilová)
Andinoacara biseriatus, Freshly collected adult (Zuzana Musilová)
Andinoacara pulcher, Freshly collected adult (Zuzana Musilová)
Andinoacara stalsbergi, Freshly collected adult (Zuzana Musilová)

New habitat pictures:
Tulija: Mizol-Ha River, Aerial view of Mizol-Ha River (Morrell Devlin)
Tulija: Mizol-Ha River, Heavy deforestation around Mizol-Ha River (Morrell Devlin)
Tulija: Mizol-Ha River, Heavy deforestation around Mizol-Ha River (Morrell Devlin)

Added index of:
Revue Française des Cichlidophiles (269) (Florent de Gasperis)




*10-Mar-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Vieja zonata, Old male in the aquarium (Morrell Devlin)
Cincelichthys pearsei, Adult in the aquarium (Morrell Devlin)
Cincelichthys pearsei, Portrait of an adult (Morrell Devlin)

Added index of:
Revue Française des Cichlidophiles (270) (Florent de Gasperis)










*28-Feb-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Vieja heterospila, Pair with fry (Lee Nuttall)
Vieja heterospila, Pair with fry (Lee Nuttall)
Vieja heterospila, Female fanning eggs (Lee Nuttall)
Vieja heterospila, Pair in the aquarium (Lee Nuttall)

New habitat pictures:
Malawi: Nkhata Bay, Nkhata Bay dive site to the south (Peter Barnes)

Added index of:
Buntbarsche Bulletin (295) (Daryl Hutchins)














*14-Feb-2018

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A new Satanoperca species is described from the Amazon basin

A new species of Satanoperca from the Rio Madeira in the Amazon basin has been described by Renata R. Ota, S.O. Kullander, G.C. Deprá, W.J. da Graça and C.A. Pavanelli in the journal Zootaxa. The new species, Satanoperca curupira, is ... more


New cichlid pictures:
Lethrinops macrochir, Female at Otter Island (Ad Konings)
Lethrinops macrochir, Male feeding at Nankoma Island (Ad Konings)
Lethrinops macrochir, Female at Lumessi (Ad Konings)
Lethrinops macrochir, Male at Chembe Beach (Ad Konings)
Lethrinops macrochir, Female at Chembe Beach (Ad Konings)
Placidochromis nkhotakotae, Specimen from South-East Arm (George Turner)

Added index of:
Revue Française des Cichlidophiles (376) (Florent de Gasperis)






*08-Feb-2018

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New South American cichlid species: Crenicichla ploegi

A new species description of a Crenicichla in the C. saxatilis group of species has just been published in the journal Zootaxa, authored by Henrique Rosa Varella, Marina V. Loeb, Flávio C.T. Lima and Seven O. Kullander. The new species ... more


Updated species profile for:
Mayaheros beani (Jordan, 1888) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New cichlid pictures:
Lethrinops sp. 'longimanus red-head', Freshly collected adult (Martin Genner)
Lethrinops sp. 'longimanus red-head', Freshly collected adult (Martin Genner)
Lethrinops sp. 'longimanus red-head', Freshly collected adult (Martin Genner)
Lethrinops sp. 'loweae', Preserved individual from the South East Arm (George Turner)
Lethrinops sp. 'yellow chin', Freshly collected adult (George Turner)