Illustration
Illustration of Haplochromis obesus as it appears on Boulenger, George Albert; 1907; "The Fishes of the Nile"; Zoology of Egypt; London; 2 vols; pp. 1-578, Pls. A-F, I-XCVII. Photo by J Green. Sent by Ad Konings.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Haplochromis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
28-Sep-2010

Haplochromis obesus (Boulenger, 1906)


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Original description as Pelmatochromis obesus:

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  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1906. "Descriptions of new fishes discovered by Mr E. Degen in Lake Victoria". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (ser. 7) 17; pp. 433-452 (crc00190)

Synonyms (1):

Conservation: Haplochromis obesus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (CR) critically endangered (2010).