The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Haplochromis iris Hoogerhoud & Witte, 1981



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1980

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Lake Victoria


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Hoogerhoud, R.J.C. and Witte, F. 1981. Revision of species from the "Haplochromis" empodisma group. Netherlands Journal of Zoology 31(1): 232-274.


Other references:

Witte, F., de Zeeuw, M.P. & Brooks, E. 2010. Haplochromis iris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T185818A8484073. Downloaded on 19 December 2015.


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