Cichlid Room Companion

C.A.R.E.S: List of the cichlid species in the CARES conservation priority species at risk list.


Freshly collected female from Lake Victoria

CARES conservation

A female of Haplochromis cryptodon from Napoleon Gulf, Lake Victoria [Uganda]. 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..

Haplochromis cryptodon Greenwood, 1959

IUCN: Haplochromis cryptodon is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2010).

Authority: Paul V Loiselle.

Last updated on: 01-Feb-08