Male in the aquarium
Male of Haplochromis plagiodon from Mwanza Gulf, Lake Victoria [Tanzania] in the aquarium of Kim Pedersen [Denmark]. Photo by Kim Bagge Pedersen.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Haplochromis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
17-Sep-2007

Haplochromis plagiodon Regan & Trewavas, 1928


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Original description as Haplochromis plagiodon:

ZooBank:353B6AA0-CDF2-4C58-A566-32C55CDBBD93.

  • Regan, Charles Tate & E. Trewavas. 1928. "Four new cichlid fishes from Lake Victoria". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (Ser. 10) pp. 224-226 (crc01361)

Conservation: Haplochromis plagiodon is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (2010).