The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Haplochromis altigenis Regan, 1922




Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Harpagochromis altigenis Regan, 1922


Conservation Status

Last record: 1922 or before (1989?)

IUCN status: Data Deficient



Lake Victoria, Tanzania


Biology & Ecology










Greenwood, P. H. (1967). A revision of the Lake Victoria Haplochromis species (Pisces, Cichlidae), Part VI. Bulletin British Museum of Natural History (Zoology) 15: 29-119.

Witte, F. and de Zeeuw, M. P. (2010). Haplochromis altigenis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. ( Downloaded on 26 June 2015.


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