Haplochromis crassilabris Boulenger, 1906



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Paralabidochromis crassilabris (Boulenger, 1906)


Conservation Status


Last record: 1980

IUCN status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Lake Victoria


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Boulenger, G.A. 1906. Descriptions of new fishes discovered by Mr. E. Degen in Lake Victoria. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 17: 433-452.


Other references:

Regan, C.T. 1922. The cichlid fishes of Lake Victoria. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London: 157-191.

van Oijen, M.J.P., J. Snoeks, P.H. Skelton, C. Maréchal and G.G. Teugels, 1991. Haplochromis. p. 100-184. In J. Daget, J.-P. Gosse, G.G. Teugels and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde (eds.) Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa (CLOFFA). ISNB, Brussels; MRAC, Tervuren; and ORSTOM, Paris. Vol. 4.

Witte, F., de Zeeuw, M.P. & Brooks, E. 2010. Haplochromis crassilabris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T16118A5390513. Downloaded on 19 December 2015.


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