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Laetacara flavilabris with fry

Update: Laetacara genus redescribed

The diagnoses of Laetacara species is updated herein based on either character states outlined in their original descriptions, redescriptions, or found in examined material (both type and non-type material) and additional observed data. Information on distribution of Laetacara species is herein updated. A key for species identification including all known species of Laetacara is provided. New information about the species of the genus is provided, based on examined material and compilation from literature.

The paper is Open Access so it is freely accessible: Update of diagnoses, information on distribution, species, and key for identification of Laetacara species (Teleostei,Cichlidae, Cichlasomatini).

The Central Scene

The Central Scene – North & Central American Cichlid Keeping

Lee Nuttalls magazine The Central Cichlid unfortunately only saw 8 editions but provided lots of good quality information and images about North and Central American cichlids. The 8 editions can now be seen online as an ebook.

Cirrhilabrus greeni - Male

New species: Cirrhilabrus greeni

A new wrasse species has been described: Cirrhilabrus greeni. This small wrasse originates from the Timor Sea, Northern Territory Australia. As many wrasses this species has very striking colours.