|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||2018|
|Authors:||J. R. Stauffer, Jr.|
|Type of Article:||Paywalled|
|Keywords:||colour patterns, mbuna, Taxonomy|
A new species, Metriaclima koningsi, is described from Likoma and Maingano islands in Lake Malaŵi. The species is distinguished from other congeners, except Metriaclima usisyae Li, Konings & Stauffer, by the absence of conspicuous bars along its flank and the presence of a dark submarginal band in the dorsal fin. Males of M. usisyae have gold coloured flanks, while males of M. koningsi have blue flanks.
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