Nyassachromis breviceps (Regan, 1922)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1997

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Lake Malawi, Malawi


Biology & Ecology










Eccles, D.H. and Trewavas, E. 1989. Malawian cichlid fishes. The classification of some Haplochromine genera. Lake Fish Movies, Herten, Germany.

Fryer, G. and Iles, T.D. 1972. The cichlid fishes of the Great Lakes of Africa: their biology and evolution. Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, U.K.

Konings, A. 1990. Konings's Book of Cichlids and All the Other Fishes of Lake Malawi. T.F.H. Publications, Inc., Neptune City New Jersey.

Konings, A. 1995. Malawi Cichlids in their Natural Habitat. Second Edition. Cichlid Press, St. Leon-Rot, Germany.

Konings, A. 2018. Nyassachromis breviceps (errata version published in 2019). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T60991A148653528. Accessed on 06 July 2022.


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