Freshly collected male from Nwanza Gulf
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.. determiner Frans Witte

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Haplochromis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
05-Jul-2007

Haplochromis heusinkveldi Witte & Witte-Maas, 1987


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Original description as Haplochromis heusinkveldi:

ZooBank:DDE2B6F1-88A8-49D1-846E-58643B3B6AD8.

  • Witte, Frans & E. L. M. Witte-Maas. 1987. "Implications for taxonomy and functional morphology of intraspecific variation in Haplochromine cichlids of Lake Victoria with descriptions of five zooplanktivorous species". From form to fishery: an ecological and taxonomical contribution to morphology and fishery of Lake Victoria cichlids (crc01275)
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Conservation: 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).