Freshly collected at Lake Kivu
Young of Haplochromis nigroides is one of Lake Kivu's endemic cichlid species, all of which are similarly small. This specimen is a young non-territorial male.Photo by Lawrence Kent. (27-May-2012).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Haplochromis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
14-Nov-2007

Haplochromis nigroides (Pellegrin, 1928)


Original description as Astatotilapia astatodon nigroides:

ZooBank:E116D124-0B8B-4B5F-959D-DF1F11017DD9.

  • Pellegrin, Jacques. 1927. "Mission Guy Babault, poissons du lac Tanganyika". Bulletin du Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle. pp. 499-501 (crc00221)

Conservation: Haplochromis nigroides is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2006).

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