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Haplochromis cassius Greenwood & Barel, 1978



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Psammochromis cassius Greenwood & Barel, 1978


Conservation Status

Last record: 1986

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Greenwood, P.H. and Barel, C.D.N. (1978). A revision of the Lake Victoria Haplochromis species (Pisces, Cichlidae), Part VIII. Bulletin British Museum of Natural History (Zoology) 33: 141-192.


Other references:

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


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