Freshly collected male from Nwanza Gulf
A male of an individual of Haplochromis argenteus 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.. determiner Frans Witte

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Haplochromis

Status
valid


Haplochromis argenteus Regan, 1922


Original description as Haplochromis argenteus:

ZooBank:F6727D83-9BEC-4E2E-8A54-38C120D769FA.

  • Regan, Charles Tate. 1922. "The Cichlid Fishes of Lake Victoria". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. v. 1: pp. 157-191 (crc00355)
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Conservation: Haplochromis argenteus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (CR) critically endangered (2010).

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