Protomelas insignis, photo copyright © by M. K. Oliver
 

Above: Protomelas insignis, a sexually active male. A closeup of the anal fin, showing the nonocellate egg dummies typical of the "Hap" species flock (as distinct from the mbuna species flock), is shown below. (Read more about these species flocks here.)
 

Protomelas insignis, anal fin, photo copyright © by M. K. Oliver

 

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