Haplochromis plutonius Greenwood & Barel, 1978



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1980

IUCN 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:

Witte, F., de Zeeuw, M.P. & Brooks, E. 2010. Haplochromis plutonius. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T185838A8488619. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-3.RLTS.T185838A8488619.en. Downloaded on 20 December 2015.


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