Copadichromis verduyni, male; photo by Ad Konings Copadichromis verduyni, female; photo by Ad Konings
Copadichromis verduyni, male; photo by Ad Konings Copadichromis verduyni; photo by Ad Konings
Upper blue fish: A male Copadichromis verduyni from north of the Nsinje River, Malawi (near the Mozambique border). Upper plain fish: A female C. verduyni from Fort Maguire, Malawi (the type locality of the species, on the east shore north of Makanjila). Lower blue fish: A male C. verduyni from Masinje, Malawi (near the Mozambique border). Lower plain fish: A C. verduyni from Masinje, photo labeled as female but looks like possibly a sexually quiescent male. Photos by Ad Konings, from the original description (Konings, 1990); reproduced by permission of Ad Konings and of T.F.H. Publications, Inc.


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