Illustration
Illustration of Haplochromis prognathus as it appears in Boulenger, George Albert; 1907; "The Fishes of the Nile"; Zoology of Egypt; London; 2 vols; pp. 1-578, Pls. A-F, I-XCVII.Photo by J Green. Sent by Ad Konings.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Haplochromis

Status
valid


Curator

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Last updated on:
18-Nov-2009

Haplochromis prognathus (Pellegrin, 1904)


Original description as Paratilapia prognathus:

ZooBank:1317E0E6-4BC8-44D7-BF08-6B82CA7138E2.

  • Pellegrin, Jacques. 1904. "Diagnoses préliminaires de Poissons nouveaux du Lac Victoria, recueillis par M. Alluaud". Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France. pp. 184-186 (crc00359)

Synonyms (2):

Conservation: Haplochromis prognathus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2010). This species seems to be extinct in the wild as no specimen have been seen or captured since 1995.

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