Male in the aquarium
A male of Haplochromis phytophagus from Lake Kanyaboli [Kenya] in the aquarium.Photo by Mark Smith. (22-Feb-2005). determiner Mark Smith

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Haplochromis

Status
valid


Haplochromis phytophagus Greenwood, 1965


Original description as Haplochromis phytophagus:

ZooBank:F86E0CB2-D07B-4DDE-8F5B-B4C36BC9BB18.

  • Greenwood, Peter Humphry. 1966. "Two new species of Haplochromis (Pisces, Cichlidae) from Lake Victoria". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (Ser. 13), v. 8(n. 89), pp. 303-318 (crc00095)
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Conservation: Haplochromis phytophagus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2010).

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