Freshly collected male from Mwanza Gulf
A male of an individual of Haplochromis sp. 'chlorocephalus' freshly collected at Mwanza Gulf [Tanzania]. 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..

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Haplochromis

Status
undescribed


Last updated on:
21-Feb-2011

Haplochromis sp. 'chlorocephalus'


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Original reference as:

  • Witte, Frans & T. Goldschmidt, J. Wanink, M. van Oijen, K. Goudswaard, E. Witte-Maas & N. Bouton. 1992. "The destruction of an endemic species flock: quantitative data on the decline of the haplochromine cichlids of Lake Victoria". Environmental Biology of Fishes. v.34(1), pp. 1-28. DOI: 10.1007/BF00004782 (crc02776) (abstract)

Conservation: Haplochromis sp. 'chlorocephalus' is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.