Haplochromis bicolor

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Haplochromis bicolor
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cichliformes
Family: Cichlidae
Genus: Haplochromis
Species: H. bicolor
Binomial name
Haplochromis bicolor
Boulenger, 1906

Macropleurodus bicolor (Boulenger, 1906)

Haplochromis bicolor is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria where it prefers areas with hard substrates. This species can reach a length of 15 centimetres (5.9 in) SL. This species has been placed in the genus Macropleurodus and may belong in that genus pending comprehensive revision of the genus Haplochromis.[2]


  1. ^ Witte, F., de Zeeuw, M.P. & Brooks, E. 2010. Macropleurodus bicolor. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 April 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Haplochromis bicolor" in FishBase. February 2013 version.