Haplochromis dentex Regan, 1922



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1987

IUCN status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Regan, Charles T. (1922). The cichlid fishes of Lake Victoria. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, B 1922(1): 157-191.

Other references:

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 dentex. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 31 May 2013.

Witte, F., de Zeeuw, M.P. & Brooks, E. 2010. Haplochromis dentex. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T18312A8041236. Accessed on 06 July 2022.


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