Cichlid Room Companion

C.A.R.E.S: List of the cichlid species in the CARES conservation priority species at risk list.


Freshly collected male from Nwanza Gulf

CARES conservation

A male of an individual of Haplochromis heusinkveldi freshly collected at Mwanza Gulf [Tanzania]. The fish belongs to the anker and Barel 1977 collection and remain preserved at the British Museum of Natural History. Photo by Anker, G.C. & Barel, C.N.D..

Haplochromis heusinkveldi Witte & Witte-Maas, 1987

IUCN: Haplochromis heusinkveldi is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (CR) critically endangered (2010).

Authority: Paul V Loiselle.

Last updated on: 01-May-05