News Prior to 2007


Full of novelties, with: The culmination of a page, started a long time ago, on the feeding strategies of Lake Cichlids. Access to numerous maps of the lake and its surroundings and historical accounts of exploration of the lake, to discover the lake from an angle.

Breeding session and news photo of Lethrinops sp. “Red Cap Tanzania”.

Addition of pages for the following species: Aulonocara sp. “stuartgranti maleri”, Copadichromis cyaneus, Copadichromis sp. “verduyni dwarf”, Cynotilapia sp “mbamba”, Lethrinops sp. “mbasi”, Melanochromis vermivorus, Petrotilapia sp. “retrognathus”, Pseudotropheus sp. “elongatus chewere”, Pseudotropheus sp. “elongatus mbenji blue”, Pseudotropheus sp. “elongatus slab”, Pseudotropheus sp. “elongatus yellow tail”, Tilapia rendalli, Tropheops macrophtalmus. The lake crab, Potamonotus orbitospinus, joins the non-cichlids.

Added new photos of Aulonocara baenschi, Aulonocara hansbeanschi, Copadichromis borleyi, Cynotilapia afra, Cynotilapia sp “Lion”, Dimidiochromis strigatus, Fossorochromis rostratus, Labidochromis chisumulae, Maylandia sp. “zebra gold”, Melanochromis joanjohnsonae, Otopharynx lithobates, Protomelas sp. “steveni taiwan”,


Addition of photos, most of which were taken in situ by Gwénael Christien or at Abysse, for Aulonocara stuartgranti, Copadichromis trawavasae, Cynotilapia afra, Nimbochromis linni, Nimbochromis polystigma, Otopharynx lithobates, Pseudotropheus polit.

New pages with photos from the same sources for Aulonocara baenschi, Aulonocara hansbaenschi, Aulonocara hueseri, Aulonocara koningsi, Aulonocara sp. “Walteri”, Copadichromis azureus, Copadichromis borleyi, Fossorochromis rostratus, Maylandia aurora, Maylandia estherae, Maylandia fainzilberi, Melanochromis cyaneorhabdos, Melanochromis parallelus, Mylochromis gracilis, Otopharynxomo, Placochromis gracilis, Otopharynxomo walteris, Modestochromisochromeus, Tropharynxomo, Placochromis, Stigroochmateus, Otopharynxomo, Placochromis mochrochmateus, Otopharynxomo. “Chitimba”, and finally, a sponge, with Malawispongia echinoides.
Thank you to Gwénaël and Eric Zeitoun for their kindness.


New pages on Aulonocara jacobfreibergi, Champsochromis caeruleus, Cynotilapia pulpican, Dimidiochromis strigatus, Lethrinops sp. “Nyassae Mbawa”, Maylandia elegans and a non-Cichlid with Engraulicypris sardella. – New pictures of Lethrinops sp. “Nyassae”, Pseudotropheus sp “acei” and Pseudotropheus demasoni


Replacement and addition of many photos, following the acquisition of a digital SLR (Canon EOS 300D).
New pages with photos of Maylandia barlowi and Melanochromis joanjohnsonae.
New pictures of Aulonocara sp. “Chitande type Masinje”, Aulonocara stuartgranti, Copadichromis Trewavasae, Cynotilapia sp. “Lion”, Cyrtocara moorii, Labidochromis caeruleus, Labidochromis sp. “Perlmutt”, Lethrinops lethrinus, Lethrinops sp. “Red Cap Tanzania”, Maylandia greshakei, Maylandia livingstonii, Nimbochromis livingstonii, Placidochromis phenochilus, Placidochromis sp. “Phenochilus Tanzania”, Pseudotropheus sp “acei”, Pseudotropheus sp. “Elongatus Mpanga”, Sciaenochromis fryeri, some of which were produced in situ by Gwenaël Christien (thanks to him).


The site is equipped with a new very powerful search engine, with the graphics of the site.
The “Malawian” aquarium and “Malawian” aquariums in photo, Additional information on the lake. Point of information collected on Lanists. In cihlids, a page on Lethrinops sp. “Red Cap Tanzania”


New pages with Aulonocara sp. “Masinje-type chitande”, Lethrinops lethrinus, Placidochromis phenochilus and Pseudotropheus sp. “elongatus mpanga” (photo). – Resumption of many pages on Lake Cichlids (text and photos), in particular: Aulonocara stuartgranti, Labidochromis caeruleus, Mylochromis melanotaenia, Nimbochromis livingstonii.


A general page on the lake and the lake seen from the sky. Photos of Pseudotropheus sp “polit” and Pseudotropheus sp “acei” N’gara. A page introduces you to the genus Nimbochromis before introducing you to N. fuscotaeniatus, N. linni, N. livingstonii, N. polystigma and N. venustus.
More generally, the author’s name now appears on the photos and many pages have been improved on the form.


New photos of Maylandia sp. “Zebra Gold”, Placidochromis sp. “phenocheilus tanzania”, and Labidochromis caeruleus. New new pages, with pictures of Protomelas sp. “Steveni taiwan”, Copadichromis trewavasae Likoma and Maylandia greshakei.


New pages on the genera Aulonocara and Cynotilapia, with C. afra and C. sp. “lion” – Non-Cichlids are emerging with Synodontys njassae for fish, Crocodilus niloticus and Varanus niloticus for reptiles, and Melanoïde tuberculata for molluscs.


Fixed some “typos” on several pages of the site. – Complete reworking of the pages on Labidochromis supplemented with 2 new pages (L. chisumulae and L. flavigulis) – Addition on the pages of O. lithobates – A small page with a photo of a shell of Laniste nyassanus – A first card lake in the Malawi section

19/10/2001 Addition of a page on the library of works on Lake Malawi and its Cichlids
08/29/2001 Gabriel’s Aqua’Pages have a new section on Lake Malawi and its Cichlids.
03/13/2000 1st update of Gabriel’s Aqua’Pages, with the site of the aquarist club of Vernon which becomes independent.