Haplochromis xenostoma Regan, 1922



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Prognathochromis xenostoma (Regan, 1922)


Conservation Status


Last record: 1983

IUCN RedList 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. 1967. A revision of the Lake Victoria Haplochromis species (Pisces, Cichlidae), Part VI. Bulletin British Museum of Natural History (Zoology) 15: 29-119.

Witte, F., de Zeeuw, M.P. & Brooks, E. (2010). Haplochromis xenostoma. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. (http://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 31 May 2013.


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