The diagnoses of Laetacara species is updated herein based on either character states outlined in their original descriptions, redescriptions, or found in examined material (both type and non-type material) and additional observed data. Information on distribution of Laetacara species is herein updated. A key for species identification including all known species of Laetacara is provided. New information […]
Rhinogobius maxillivirgatus is a newly described Goby species from China. They only live in a small tributary of the Changjiang River.
Lee Nuttalls magazine The Central Cichlid unfortunately only saw 8 editions but provided lots of good quality information and images about North and Central American cichlids. The 8 editions can now be seen online as an ebook.
A new wrasse species has been described: Cirrhilabrus greeni. This small wrasse originates from the Timor Sea, Northern Territory Australia. As many wrasses this species has very striking colours.
A new species has been described in the Characidae family, sub-familiy Stethaprioninae: Brachychalcinus reisi. They originate from the tributaries of Rio Curuá in Brasil.
Corydoras hephaestus was only discovered in 2014 and described in 2017. A beautiful Corydoras species with a black body and red dorsal and caudal fin.
A new saltwater goby has been described: Navigobius kaguya. A small goby from Japan and the Philippines.
New description of a dwarf Channa: Channa shingon. Named after a mythological figure from Myanmar.
When you hear the word piranha, in all likelihood, you may imagine a cartoonish, feral image of a crazed, carnivorous beast carving the water into a froth. But is the ferocious piranhas really as dangerous as they seem to be?