Freshly collected individual
An individual of Haplochromis mentatus freshly collected at Katwe, Lake Edward. Photo by Mark Smith. (22-Feb-2005).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Haplochromis

Status
valid


Haplochromis mentatus Regan, 1925


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Original description as Haplochromis mentatus:

ZooBank:08A88122-A9A6-4BD6-9131-0883991E9C29.

  • Regan, Charles Tate. 1925. "Three new cichlid fishes of the genus Haplochromis from Lake Edward, Central Africa". Occasional Papers of the Boston Society of Natural History. v. 5; pp. 187-188 (crc01230)

Conservation: Haplochromis mentatus is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.