Nimbochromis sp. near N. pardalis, photo copyright ©
by M. K. Oliver

A sexually active male of a Nimbochromis species, possibly N. pardalis, in an aquarium. Photo copyright © by M. K. Oliver. This fish appears to key to N. pardalis in Eccles & Trewavas (1989), because of its having a combination of spotted pectoral fins and a crossbar between the eyes, but it may belong to a different species. Konings (1995c) regards N. pardalis as a synonym of N. polystigma.


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