The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Haplochromis barbarae Greenwood, 1967



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Astatotilapia barbarae (Greenwood, 1967)


Conservation Status

Last record: 1985 (Witte et al. 2010)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Lake Victoria, Tanzania & Uganda


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 barbarae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T2193A9340864. Downloaded on 02 May 2018.


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