RSS WHAT'S NEW: What is new in the Cichlid Room Companion.

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?




*10-Dec-2018

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New species of Gymnogeophagus from Uruguay described

A new species of Gymnogeophagus from Uruguay has been described by Andréia Turcati, Wilson Sebastián Serra-Alanis & Luiz R. Malabarba in the journal Neotropical Ichthyology. The new species owns somewhat hyperthrophied lips like the related ... more


New cichlid pictures:
Cunningtonia longiventralis, Male at Nausingili Island (Ad Konings)
Cunningtonia longiventralis, Males at Nausingili Island (Ad Konings)
Cunningtonia longiventralis, Male at Nausingili Island (Ad Konings)
Cunningtonia longiventralis, Male at Nausingili Island (Ad Konings)
Julidochromis dickfeldi, Adult at Katete (Ad Konings)






*04-Dec-2018

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Updated species profile for:
Chuco intermedium (Günther, 1862) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New cichlid pictures:
Tropheus moorii, Adult at Samazi (Ad Konings)
Tropheus moorii, Adult at Samazi (Ad Konings)
Tropheus moorii, Adult at Samazi (Ad Konings)
Tropheus moorii, Adult at Nausingili Island (Ad Konings)
Tropheus moorii, Adult at Nausingili Island (Ad Konings)





*29-Nov-2018






*24-Nov-2018








*17-Nov-2018

Complete Buntbarsche Bulletin Index

We now have a complete index of the American Cichlid Assosiation's Buntbarsche Bulletin in the site, all references are cross-linked to their treated species profiles. Thanks to Daryl Hutchins who included over a hundred issues that were still in need of indexing (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)


New cichlid pictures:
Xenotilapia spilopterus, Adult at Kabwe Nsolo (Ad Konings)
Xenotilapia sp. 'papilio sunflower', Adult at Muzi (Ad Konings)
Xenotilapia sp. 'papilio sunflower', Adult at Muzi (Ad Konings)
Xenotilapia sp. 'papilio sunflower', Adult at Lusekese (Ad Konings)
Xenotilapia sp. 'papilio sunflower', Adult at Kabwe Nsolo (Ad Konings)

New habitat pictures:
Tanganyika: Ndole Bay, Ndole Bay (Ad Konings)






*11-Nov-2018

Cichlasoma urophthalmus stenozonum junior synonym of Mayaheros urophthalmus

Following Morgenstern (2018) we have placed Cichlasoma urophthalmus stenozonum in junior synonym of Mayaheros urophthalmus (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)


New cichlid pictures:
Altolamprologus compressiceps, Adult at Cape Chaitika (Ad Konings)
Altolamprologus compressiceps, Adult at Cape Chaitika (Ad Konings)
Altolamprologus compressiceps, Individual at Cape Kachese (Ad Konings)
Altolamprologus compressiceps, Individual at Chimba (Ad Konings)
Altolamprologus compressiceps, Individual at Chimba (Ad Konings)

New habitat pictures:
Tanganyika: Chituta Bay, Chituta Bay (Ad Konings)



*08-Nov-2018

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Nomenclature changes in two Central American cichlids

A new paper by Rico Morgenstern brings to light facts that force important nomenclature changes for two well-known Central American cichlid species: Parachromis friedrichsthalii and P. loisellei. The paper details the circumstances and ... more


New cichlid pictures:
Tropheus sp. 'red', Adult at Katete (Ad Konings)
Tropheus sp. 'red', Adult at Katete (Ad Konings)
Tropheus sp. 'red', Adult at Katete (Ad Konings)
Tropheus sp. 'red', Adult at Katete (Ad Konings)
Tropheus sp. 'red', Adult at Katete (Ad Konings)

New habitat pictures:
Tanganyika: Isanga Bay, Isanga Point (Tautvydas Pangonis)




*30-Oct-2018

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Six new species of Otopharynx described

A new paper by Michael K. Oliver contains the description of six new deep water Otopharynx cichlid species from Lake Malawi, to make a total of 20 species currently described in the genus. The new species are as follow: Otopharynx ... more


New cichlid pictures:
Grammatotria lemairii, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Grammatotria lemairii, Close-up in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Grammatotria lemairii, Adults in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)




*22-Oct-2018

Added index of:
Tanganika Magazyn V. 23 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*19-Oct-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Rheoheros lentiginosus, Adults in Nututun (Arthur Parola)




*10-Oct-2018

New documents in the sections:
Wonderful cichlids: What is a cichlid? (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

Three new cichlid species are described from Lake Edward

A new paper authored by Nathan Vranken, M. Van Steenberge, and Jos Snoeks has been published in the journal Hydrobiologia with a study of the cichlids of Lake Edward, concluding with the presence of five species feeding on other cichlids fry ... more


New cichlid pictures:
Cichla ocellaris, An adult in the aquarium (Ad Konings)

*25-Sep-2018


*24-Sep-2018

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Updated species profile for:
Apistogramma baenschi Römer, 2004 (Piotr Koba)

*21-Sep-2018

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Updated species profile for:
Metriaclima pyrsonotos Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye, 1997 (Ad Konings)