Haplochromis hiatus Hoogerhoud & Witte, 1981



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1980

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Lake Victoria


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Hoogerhoud, R.J.C. and Witte, F. 1981. Revision of species from the "Haplochromis" empodisma group. Netherlands Journal of Zoology 31(1): 232-274.


Other references:

Sayer, C.A., Máiz-Tomé, L. and Darwall, W.R.T. (2018). Freshwater biodiversity in the Lake Victoria Basin: Guidance for species conservation, site protection, climate resilience and sustainable livelihoods. Cambridge, UK and Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. xiv +226 pp. [photo on page 48]

Witte, F., de Zeeuw, M.P. & Brooks, E. 2010. Haplochromis hiatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T185809A8482069. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-3.RLTS.T185809A8482069.en. Downloaded on 19 December 2015.


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