Freshly collected male from Lake Victoria
Freshly collected male of Haplochromis riponianus from Lake Victoria at Entebbe [Uganda]. 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


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Last updated on:
16-Jun-2009

Haplochromis riponianus (Boulenger, 1911)


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Original description as Pelmatochromis riponianus:

ZooBank:279ED599-3FBC-42F4-B6BC-0B89EEB364F5.

  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1911. "On a third collection of fishes made by Dr. E. Bayon in Uganda, 1909-1910. (Collezioni zoologiche fatte nell'Uganda dal Dott. E. Bayon. XII.)". Annali del Museo Civico di Storia naturale di Genova. Vol. 45 Ser. 3 v. 5; pp. 64-78 (crc00317)
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Conservation: Haplochromis riponianus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2010). Haplochromis riponianus is still living in the lake, some has been caught in 2001 by Yves Fermon in the Kenyan shores.