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.
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
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…
Discovered over 20 years ago but only recently described by science. Nothobranchius attenboroughi could become a flagshipspecies for the epic landscape of the Serengeti.
The BKA will hold its Annual General Meeting on Sunday 9th August, commencing at 6pm. In order to vote in absence or to ‘attend’ and vote in person please click on the button. All BKA Members should by now have received details within the first issue of Killi-Snippets. This included a copy of the Agenda, The Chair’s report and the Financial Accounts. If you haven’t received your copy it may be that we do not have a current email address…
The Killi Association of Bulgaria, (KAB), announces its 7-th Killifish Photo Competition. We are very excited to present this competition in the field of digital images and hope to encourage international participation by giving enthusiasts the possibility to e-mail their submissions as file attachments. Guidelines: 1. Photography classes: – Portrait – (There is the whole fish on the picture, also a macro close up…) – Action – (There are mostly 2-3 fishes in breeding or combat process) – Free style…
The egg and fish list is again operational for BKA Members. You must be logged in to the site to access it.
“A heroic undertaking in its scope. The icthyological community has eagerly awaited the publication of the second volume of this most important work, which provides continent-wide coverage of North America’s freshwater fish fauna. This book will make our jobs easier.”– Tim M. Berra, Ohio State University
Redescription of the seasonal killifish species Nothobranchius ocellatus and description of a related new species Nothobranchius matanduensis, from eastern Tanzania (Teleostei: Nothobranchiidae) Brian R. Watters, Béla Nagy, Pieter D. W. van der Merwe, Fenton P. D. Cotterill and Dirk U. Bellstedt* Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters/IEF-1149/pp. 1-28 Published 26 June 2020 LSID: http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:7E606C25-EDD9-4D05-81E3-B368688851CE DOI: http://doi.org/10.23788/IEF-1149 The description of Nothobranchius ocellatus was based on a unique holotype, comprising an immature male, and a photograph of a female. The holotype is apparently lost….