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  1. General Aquaria Discussion
    Maturing Haplochromis sp. "Kisuule". Photo by Greg Steeves Despite all the loses of native species since the introduction of the Nile Perch to Lake Victoria, new fish like Haplochromis sp. "Kisuule" are still being found. H. sp. "Kisuule" has yet to be officially described, but some people have...
  2. General Aquaria Discussion
    Haplochromis (Harpagochromis) vonlinnei. Photo by Greg Steeves Haplochromis vonlinnei, sometimes referred to as Harpaglochromis vonlinnei, is a predatory species originally found in and around the Mwanza Gulf of Lake Victoria. Due to the introduction of the Nile Perch in the 1950s, H...
  3. General Aquaria Discussion
    Platytaeniodus degeni. Photo be Greg Steeves Platytaeniodus degeni, aka Haplochromis degeni, was originally collected in Lake Victoria. This species was thought extinct in the wild but some specimens were found about 10 years ago. This species is also alive and well in captivity at zoos and in...
  4. General Aquaria Discussion
    Haplochromis sp. "KK Beach". Photo by Greg Steeves The Hill Country Cichlid Club will be hosing a very special meeting on April 23rd. Guest speaker will be Jose Gonzales and will probably involve Madagascar cichlids and/or endangered species. That is not all, the HCCC meeting will also include...
  5. General Aquaria Discussion
    Astatotilapia brownae. Photo by Greg Steeves Some might say that the name of the species pictured above is Haplochromis brownae, but for now I will refer to this species as Astatotilapia brownae. Many species from the Lake Victoria basin are classified under the catch-all genus Haplochromis...
  6. General Aquaria Discussion
    Haplochromis lividus. Photo by Greg Steeves Another beautifully colored and out of the ordinary fish from Lake Victoria. The Haplochromis lividus pictured above is from Murchison Bay in the northern part of the lake. Its current status there and throughout the lake is currently unknown and...
  7. Lake Malawi Species
    Illustration from research article . The evolution on egg-spots on mouthbrooding cichlids has finally been explained. A recent scientific article details how the rapidly evolving Haplochromis cichlids developed their characteristic anal fin coloration. If you've kept Lake Victoria or Lake...
  8. The C.A.R.E.S. Preservation Program
    Haplochromis argens and H. goldschmidti. Photo by Dr. Frans Witte Two species from Lake Victoria have been formally describe. Haplochromis argens and H. goldschmidti are both zooplanktivorous of similar appearance but are indeed difference species. H. argens has been found in a couple of...
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