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Paretroplus Dambabe, A New Cichlid Fish (Teleostei : Cichlidae) From Northwestern Madagascar, With A Discussion On The Status Of P-Petiti

  title={Paretroplus Dambabe, A New Cichlid Fish (Teleostei : Cichlidae) From Northwestern Madagascar, With A Discussion On The Status Of P-Petiti},
  author={John S. Sparks},
Paretroplus dambabe, n. sp., is described from Lake Kinkony, northwestern Madagascar. The new species is distinguished from congeners in life and preservation by light yellowish-olive body coloration in combination with aseries of 6-7 vertical charcoal bars on the flanks, a blunt head profile, body depth not exceeding 57.1%SL, and uniform dark charcoal-gray or black fins. Paretroplus dambabe is further distinguished from P. petiti, a species to which it has been mistakenly referred for decades… 
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