Haplochromis percoides Boulenger, 1906



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Prognathochromis percoides (Boulenger, 1906)


Conservation Status


Last record: 1986

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Lake Victoria (Tanzania & Uganda), East Africa


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Boulenger, G. A. (1906). Descriptions of new fishes discovered by Mr. E. Degen in Lake Victoria. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. 17: 433-452. 

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 percoides. 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 percoides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T18325A8080268. Accessed on 06 July 2022.


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