Male in the aquarium
Male of Haplochromis scheffersi from Lake Kivu [Democratic Republic of Congo] in the aquarium of Oliver Lucanus [Canada]. Photo by Oliver Lucanus. (29-Mar-2018).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Haplochromis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
28-Sep-2007

Haplochromis scheffersi Snoeks, De Vos & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1987

Ifuro; Scheffers' Kivu haplo.


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Original description as Haplochromis scheffersi:

ZooBank:B344DBC8-304D-409C-8529-9607553B19B5.

  • Snoeks, Jos & L. de Vos & D. F. E. Thys Van Den Audenaerde. 1987. "Description de Haplochromis scheffersi sp. nov. (Pisces, Cichlidae) du lac Kivu". Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines. pp. 443-452 (crc01459)

Conservation: Haplochromis scheffersi is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2006).