Freshly collected female from Lake Victoria
A female of Haplochromis cryptodon from Napoleon Gulf, Lake Victoria [Uganda]. 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.. determiner Frans Witte

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Haplochromis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
30-Apr-2009

Haplochromis cryptodon Greenwood, 1959


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Original description as Haplochromis cryptodon:

ZooBank:CEAB21CA-2245-47BE-BDBC-6BB6D3A949AF.

  • Greenwood, Peter Humphry. 1959. "A Revision of the Lake Victoria Haplochromis Species (Pisces, Cichlidae), part III". Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology Series. v. 5(n. 7) pp. 179-218 (crc00302) (abstract)
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Conservation: Haplochromis cryptodon is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2010).