Original reference as:
- Groombridge, Brian & M.D. Jenkins. 2002. "World Atlas of Biodiversity - earths living resources in the 21st century". University of California Press. pp. 1-256 (crc02994)
Conservation: Haplochromis sp. 'thurognathus-like' is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.