The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Haplochromis cnester Witte & Witte-Maas, 1981



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1983

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Lake Victoria


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Witte, F. and Witte-Maas, E.L.M. 1981. Haplochromine cleaner fishes: a taxonomic and eco-morphological description of two new species. Netherlands Journal of Zoology 31: 203-231.


Other references:

Witte, F., de Zeeuw, M.P. & Brooks, E. 2010. Haplochromis cnester. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T185849A8490800. Downloaded on 19 December 2015.


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