Male from Makobe Island
A male of Haplochromis cyaneus from Makobe Island, Lake Victoria [Tanzania] in the aquarium of Christophe de Medeiros [France]. Photo by Michael Negrini.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Haplochromis

Status
valid


Haplochromis cyaneus (Seehausen, Bouton & Zwennes, 1998)


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Original description as Haplochromis cyaneus:

ZooBank:45701384-C641-43A8-AA65-86DCD09081E1.

  • Seehausen, Ole & E. Lippitsch, N. Bouton and H. Zwennes. 1998. "Mbipi, the rock-dwelling cichlids of Lake Victoria: description of three new genera and fifteen new species". Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters. v. 9 (n. 2), pp. 129-228 (crc00316) (abstract)
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Conservation: Haplochromis cyaneus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (EN) endangered (2016).