Freshly collected male
Freshly collected male of Haplochromis nigripinnis. Photo by Erwin Schraml. determiner Erwin Schraml

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Haplochromis

Status
valid


Curator

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Last updated on:
29-Jun-2009

Haplochromis nigripinnis Regan, 1921


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Original description as Haplochromis nigripinnis:

ZooBank:1E041B6B-823E-4BD3-80C8-CAE2748A1476.

  • Regan, Charles Tate. 1921. "The cichlid fishes of Lakes Albert Edward and Kivu". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (Ser. 9) v. 8; n. 48; pp. 632-639 (crc01023)

Conservation: Haplochromis nigripinnis is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2006). The status of the species seems not critical nor endangered in the wild.