Illustration of holotype
Illustration of holotype of Haplochromis megalops. Photo by anonymous . Sent by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Haplochromis

Status
valid


Haplochromis megalops Greenwood & Gee, 1969


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Original description as Haplochromis megalops:

ZooBank:56ACD789-252E-49F1-A1A7-D162FE798CF1.

  • Greenwood, Peter Humphry & J. M. Gee. 1969. "A revision of the Lake Victoria Haplochromis species (Pisces, Cichlidae), part VII". Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology Series. v. 18; n. 1; pp. 1-65 (crc01014)

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