The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Aplocheilichthys sp. nov. 'Naivasha'



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Believed to have been extinct since the late 1970's or early 1980's

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Lake Naivasha, Kenya


Biology & Ecology










Hanssens, M. (2004). Aplocheilichthys sp. nov. 'Naivasha'. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 04 May 2013.

Seegers, L., De Vos, L. and Okeyo, D. O. (2003). Annotated checklist of the freshwater fishes of Kenya (excluding the lacustrine haplochromines from Lake Victoria). Journal of East African Natural History 92: 11-47.


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