The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Haplochromis victorianus (Pellegrin, 1904)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Harpagochromis victorianus (Pellegrin, 1904)


Conservation Status

Last record: 1985

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Lake Victoria (Kenya & Uganda), East Africa


Biology & Ecology










Greenwood, P.H. 1962. A revision of the Lake Victoria Haplochromis species (Pisces, Cichlidae), Part V. Bulletin British Museum of Natural History (Zoology) 9: 139-214.

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


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