Haplochromis gracilior

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"Haplochromis 'torpedo stripe'" redirects here, but this name can also refer to Mylochromis/Sciaenochromis gracilis.

Haplochromis gracilior
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cichliformes
Family: Cichlidae
Genus: Haplochromis
H. gracilior
Binomial name
Haplochromis gracilior
Boulenger, 1914

Haplochromis gracilior, known in Rwanda as the Boulenger's Kivu haplo and in the aquarium fish trade as Haplochromis 'torpedo stripe', is a species of cichlid fish endemic to Lake Kivu on the border of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda. This species can reach a length of 10.4 centimetres (4.1 in) SL.[2]


  1. ^ Hanssens, M. & Snoeks, J. (2006). "Haplochromis gracilior". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2006: e.T60527A12374813. Retrieved 8 December 2018.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Haplochromis gracilior" in FishBase. February 2013 version.