The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Haplochromis sp. nov. 'micro-obesus'



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1985

IUCN status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Lake Victoria


Biology & Ecology










Greenwood, P.H. and Gee, J.M. 1969. A revision of the Lake Victoria Haplochromis species (Pisces, Cichlidae), Part VII. Bulletin British Museum of Natural History (Zoology) 18(1): 1-65. [relevant reference?]

Witte, F., de Zeeuw, M.P. & Brooks, E. 2010. Haplochromis sp. nov. 'micro-obesus'. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T185836A8488271. Downloaded on 20 December 2015.


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