APRIL, 2001 

(VOL. 10, NO. 2) 

Ophthalmotilapia ventralis
Kala, Tanzania
Lake Tanganyika
cover Apr 2001
Editor's Update
by Jeffrey N. Taylor
Mystery Fish
Can you identify this cichlid?
Introducing Ophthalmotilapia ventralis from Lake Tanganyika by Eric Genevelle. Geographic variation only adds to the appeal of this well-known “featherfin.”

Stigmatochromis pleurospilus Rediscovered? by Ad Konings. Notes on the natural history of this rare predator.

Breeding Chuco sp. “Guabo” from Panama by William Cain. Collection and husbandry of a little-known cichlasomine.

Haplochromis sp. “Pallisa Black Slick,” a New Haplochromine from Uganda by Justyn Miller. “Satellite” lakes in the Victorian basin continue to provide new forms.

Cichlids and Science: Bad Cichlids? by Ronald Coleman. Blasphemy! How could there be such a thing?

The Midas Cichlid Species Complex of Nicaragua: Evidence for Sympatric Speciation? by Kenneth R. McKaye, Jay R. Stauffer, Jr. and Jeffrey K. McCrary. Do cichlids always require geographic isolation in order to form new species?

What’s New by Laif DeMason.
Recent arrivals from around the world.

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