Preserved specimen
Collected offshore of Kiumba Beach, Lake Victoria [Kenya].Photo by Mark Smith. (22-Feb-2005). determiner Sonia Guinane

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Haplochromis

Status
valid


Curator

Published:

Last updated on:
16-Jun-2009

Haplochromis laparogramma Greenwood & Gee, 1969


Original description as Haplochromis laparogramma:

ZooBank:A2586A00-25B2-415F-B524-F7705C4E41E0.

  • 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)
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Conservation: Haplochromis laparogramma is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2010). Haplochromis laparogramma belongs to a group of bentho-pelagic fishes which were exposed to the Nile perch predation. It could be extinct in the lake as no recent collections has been recorded.

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