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N.pnudiceps was Re: Sexing A. Nijsseni

>From articles published in the UK the distinction between 
the two named species is that parilus has a metallic like 
marking along the dorsal fin and nudiceps does not.  They 
could still be colour varieties of the same fish though.


On Wed, 25 Mar 1998 07:48:21 -0800 (PST) "Darren J. Hanson" 
<djhanson@calweb.com> wrote:

> >N. Nudiceps UK 4.00e (lg. fish bought a pair inclined to believe they are N.
> >parilus)
> Kaycy here, by my understanding while being the publisher of the
> Apistogramma Study Group newsletter, The Apisto-Gram, there was an article
> in issue #53 written by Tom Wojtech, that N. nudiceps and N. parilus, are
> the same fish. Here's a quote from his article:
> "A couple of years ago a bunch came to my local pet store; but by now
> everyone knew that the fish formally known as N. nudiceps was now N. parilus."
> I, myself, don't know if they are the same or not, but I scanned the photos
> into the article and their markings were basically identical.
> Just an observation on my part.
> Kaycy
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