October 1st, 2015 — 2:49pm
Crenicichla anamiri, holotype, male, INPA 46650, 42.9 mm SL, Itapuama, below confluence with rio Iriri, State of Pará, rio Xingu (above); paratype, female, INPA 46651, 43.3 mm SL, same locality of holotype (below). © Douglas Bastos
The dwarf pike cichlid known to aquarium hobbyists as Crenicichla sp. cf. regani ‘Xingu’ for more than two decades is described as C. anamiri Ito & Rapp Py-Daniel 2015 in the latest issue of the journal ‘Neotropical Ichthyology’.
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Category: New Species, News | Tags: Belo Monte, Crenicichla, Neotropical Ichthyology, pike cichlid, Rapp Py-Daniel, Xingu |
September 30th, 2015 — 11:00am
The Vjosa river near Tepelena, Albania.
Can the incredible Vjosa River in Albania be saved? Continue reading »
Category: Conservation, News | Tags: fish conservation, leeway collective, save the blue heart of europe, Vjosa |
January 2nd, 2015 — 12:25pm
G. mirabilis paratype, NUP 15117, 107.8 mm SL, Brazil, State of Mato Grosso, município de Juína, rio Aripuanã, immediately after capture. © Cláudio H.
A new species of the eartheater genus Geophagus is described in the latest issue of the journal ‘Neotropical Ichthyology’. Continue reading »
Category: New Species, News | Tags: Aripuanã, eartheater, Geophagus, Geophagus mirabilis, Sven O. Kullander |
May 20th, 2014 — 12:57am
As previously covered here on SF, on May 24th 2014, local community events will be taking place at 250 locations worldwide to celebrate the first World Fish Migration Day. Continue reading »
Category: Announcements, News | Tags: aquarium, conservation, fish, IUCN, WFMD, world fish migration day, WWF |