The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Haplochromis boops Greenwood, 1967



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Harpagochromis boops (Greenwood, 1967)


Conservation Status

Last record: 1983 (Witte & de Zeeuw, 2010)

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Kenya, Tanzania and 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. (2010). Haplochromis boops. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 31 May 2013.


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