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Haplochromis argenteus Regan, 1922



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Prognathochromis argenteus (Regan, 1922)


Conservation Status

Last record: 1983 (1987?)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Regan, C.T. 1922. The cichlid fishes of Lake Victoria. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London [1922]: 157-191.


Other references:

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., de Zeeuw, M.P. & Brooks, E. 2010. Haplochromis argenteus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T60538A12377181. Downloaded on 02 May 2018.


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