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Are these hybrids?

PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2012 1:30 pm
by Aspencer
http://youtu.be/Veka_vOUE1k

I was given these as Mbipia cf Lutea Yala Swamp but now call them Haplochromis sf crossbar or spotbar...can someone identify them?

Re: Are these hybrids?

PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2012 3:33 am
by samaki
Hi They were misidentified as M.lutea but H.sp"cross bar Yala" was the original name
it's this fish
http://www.arkive.org/cichlid/mbipia-lutea/
now look at the M.lutea from Makobe island
http://www.ciklid.org/artregister/artre ... hp?ID=1771
yu can sse by yur own eyes that they are very different so the most appropriate name would be H.sp"cross bar Yala swamp"
xris :)