The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Haplochromis apogonoides Greenwood, 1967



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1983

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Lake Victoria (Tanzania & Uganda), East Africa


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

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.


Other references:

Witte, F., de Zeeuw, M.P. & Brooks, E. 2010. Haplochromis apogonoides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T185806A8481432. Downloaded on 02 May 2018.


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