Haplochromis turkanae

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Turkana Haplochromis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Tribe: Haplochromini
Genus: Haplochromis
Species: H. turkanae
Binomial name
Haplochromis turkanae
Greenwood, 1974

The Turkana Haplochromis (Haplochromis turkanae), also known in brief as Turkana Haplo, is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Turkana. This species reaches a length of 8.6 centimetres (3.4 in) SL.[2]


  1. ^ Odhiambo, E.A. & Hanssens, M. 2006. Haplochromis turkanae. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 April 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Haplochromis turkanae" in FishBase. February 2013 version.