Belly sliders?

Belly sliders?

This article from 2007 is now available in English. Well worth a read. Gas filling of the swimming bladder of south American annual fish larvae(Cyprinodontiformes; Rivulidae)Pablo A. Calviño (1), Felipe Alonso (1) and Jorge Sanjuán de Torres (2)(1) Study Group of Killi Club Argentino (KCA), Independencia 443, Villa Ballester 1653, BuenosAires, Argentina. e-mail: pablocalvin@yahoo.com.ar. (2) SEK, Spanish Killis Society.

Importing Live Fish from the EU

Importing Live Fish from the EU

The Fish Health Inspectorate have just issued clearer guidance regarding the movement of live fish from the EU to the UK. It is still a requirement that you possess an import licence (free of charge). However the requirement that fish come into the UK through a Border Control Post will no longer come into effect on 1st July 2021 but on 1st March 2022. There are still no sea ports listed and only Edinburgh, Gatwick, Heathrow and Manchester amongst the…

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A step forward in understanding diapause?

A step forward in understanding diapause?

Embryo ecology: Developmental synchrony and asynchrony in the embryonic development of wild annual fish populations Matej Polačik, Milan Vrtílek, Martin Reichard, Jakub Žák, Radim Blažek, Jason Podrabsky First published: 19 March 2021 This paper is free access https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.7402

Miniature 1″ Killi described

Miniature 1″ Killi described

Revalidation and Redescription of “Lacustricola” chobensis (Fowler, 1935) and Description of a New Miniature Species of “Lacustricola” from Southern Africa (Cyprinodontiformes: Procatopodidae) Pedro Henrique Negreiros de Bragança, Paul Harvey Skelton, Roger Bills, Denis Tweddle, and Albert Chakona Published in Ichthyology and Herpetology Available to download for free until 21st May https://www.ichthyologyandherpetology.org/ihbjba/ski2020046gq701985wj

Egg & Fish List

Egg & Fish List

For BKA Members, the egg and fish list is active again, with some cracking Nothobranchius already up for sale. Submit your listings, sales or wants by following the instructions on the List page.

Major paper on Nothobranchius published and accessible for free

Major paper on Nothobranchius published and accessible for free

Genomic fingerprints of palaeogeographic history: The tempo and mode of rift tectonics across tropical Africa has shaped the diversification of the killifish genus Nothobranchius (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes) P. De Wetvan der Merwe, Fenton P.D. Cotterill, Martha Kandziora, Brian R. Watters, Béla Nagy, Tyrone Genade, Tyrel J.Flügel, David S. Svendsen, Dirk U. Bellstedt. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2020.106988

Aphyosemion photographs added

Aphyosemion photographs added

Thanks to long-term member Bob Merritt we have expanded our photographic library with over 60 photos of this large genus, many of the species being rare to see these days. Attendees at previous Conventions will recall seeing Bob’s stunning photographs displayed at the back of the lecture room. These digital copies don’t quite have the same impact but the spectacular range of colours and vibrancy of the genus are still captured beautifully. Available to view exclusively on this website and…

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Attenborough’s Killifish

Attenborough’s Killifish

Discovered over 20 years ago but only recently described by science. Nothobranchius attenboroughi could become a flagshipspecies for the epic landscape of the Serengeti.

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