Male in the aquarium
A male of Haplochromis obliquidens from Lake Victoria displaying in the aquarium of Patrick Tawil [France].Photo by Patrick Tawil. (27-Feb-2014).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Haplochromis

Status
valid


Haplochromis obliquidens (Hilgendorf, 1888)


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Original description as Chromis (Haplochromis) obliquidens:

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  • Hilgendorf, F. M. 1888. "Fische aus dem Victoria-Nyanza (Ukerewe-See), gesammelt von dem verstorbenen Dr. G. A. Fischer". Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde in Berlin. pp. 75-79 (crc00096)

Synonyms (1):

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