Illustration of holotype
Illustration of the holotype of Haplochromis mento as it appears on Boulenger, George Albert; 1907; "The Fishes of the Nile"; Zoology of Egypt; London; 2 vols; pp. 1-578, Pls. A-F, I-XCVII. The fish in the illustration was misidentified by Boulenger as Prognathochromis longirostris, a fact that was shown by Regan (1922). Photo by J Green. Sent by Ad Konings.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Haplochromis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
13-Jul-2007

Haplochromis mento Regan, 1922


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Original description as Haplochromis mento:

ZooBank:CFE95993-C568-42E7-A476-476894F0AA16.

  • Regan, Charles Tate. 1922. "The Cichlid Fishes of Lake Victoria". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. v. 1: pp. 157-191 (crc00355)

Conservation: Haplochromis mento is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2010).