The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Haplochromis arcanus Greenwood & Gee, 1969



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

IUCN status: Data Deficient



Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Greenwood, Peter Humphry & J. M. Gee. 1969. A revision of the Lake Victoria Haplochromis species (Pisces, Cichlidae), part VII. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology Series. v. 18; n. 1; pp. 1-65.


Other references:

Witte, F. & de Zeeuw, M.P. (2010). Haplochromis arcanus. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 31 May 2013.


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