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New cichlid is largest in its genus

July 24th, 2012 — 11:30am

The holotype of C. robustus was collected in 1954. © A. Lamboj

The African cichlid genus Congochromis¬†was erected in 2007 to accommodate four species of dwarf cichlid of which three, C. dimidiatus, C. sabinae, and C. squamiceps, are former members of Nanochromis. They’re diagnosable by a combination of morphological and osteological characters, and all are endemic to the Congo River basin. Continue reading »

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