Freshly collected from Lake George
Haplochromis taurinus from Lake George, this species was identified in 1971 by P. H. Greenwood, who happened to be visiting the Lake at the same time as the photographer did.Photo by Michael K. Oliver. determiner Michael K. Oliver

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Haplochromis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
28-Sep-2007

Haplochromis taurinus Trewavas, 1933


Original description as Haplochromis taurinus:

ZooBank:62DEA61D-BE92-4B9C-A983-CEA5F6E1397F.

  • Trewavas, Ethelwynn. 1933. "Scientific results of the Cambridge Expedition to the East African Lakes, 1930-1. --11. The cichlid fishes". Journal of the Linnean Society of London (Zoology). v. 38; n. 259; pp. 309-341 (crc01010)
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Conservation: Haplochromis taurinus 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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