Male in the aquarium
A male of Haplochromis perrieri in the aquarium.Photo by Mark Smith. (22-Feb-2005).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Haplochromis

Status
valid


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Published:

Last updated on:
07-Jan-2014

Haplochromis perrieri (Pellegrin, 1909)


Original description as Tilapia perrieri:

ZooBank:E1A63D6B-0E6D-47D4-A91F-2878CBEEA348.

  • Pellegrin, Jacques. 1909. "Diagnoses préliminaires de poissons nouveaux de l'Afrique orientale anglaise recueillis par M. Ch. Alluaud". Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France. v. 34; pp. 156-159 (crc01447)
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Conservation: Haplochromis perrieri is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (CR) critically endangered (2010). Although Haplochromis perrieri is now believed extinct in the wild, captive populations are being maintained within the Lake Victoria Species Survival Program (LV-SSP).

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