Haplochromis crocopeplus Greenwood & Barel, 1978



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Prognathochromis crocopeplus (Greenwood & Barel, 1978)


Conservation Status


Last record: 1985

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Lake Victoria


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Greenwood, P.H. and Barel, C.D.N. 1978. A revision of the Lake Victoria Haplochromis species (Pisces, Cichlidae), Part VIII. Bulletin British Museum of Natural History (Zoology) 33: 141-192.


Other references:

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 crocopeplus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T169464A6634161. Downloaded on 19 December 2015.


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