Midas cichlid (Amphilophus citrinellus). Photo by George Chernilevsky
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Sympatric speciation happens when different species evolve from a common ancestor without any geographic barriers to separate them. Each new species still inhabits the same areas and can come in contact with...
Lake Managua by Ryan Ballantyne
Lake Managua is the second largest lake in Nicaragua. Nicaragua's capital, Managua, sits on the lake's southern shore. Many species of cichlids are native to Lake Managua's waters. They include Amphilophus citrinellum (Midas Cichlid), Parachromis managuensis...
Photograph by: Kevin Hill, North Shore News
I've heard of fish falling out of tanks and nets, but never something like this. Apparently a Midas cichlid (Amphilophus citrinellum) fell out of a tree in Vancouver, Canada. For the full story, visit the Vancouver Sun website.