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Haplochromis megalops

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Haplochromis megalops was originally described as Haplochromis megalops by Greenwood & Gee in 1969. It belongs to the family Cichlidae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Eastern Africa: Lake Victoria.
Species   megalops
AuthorWI   Greenwood [P. H.] & Gee [J. M.]
AuthorNI   Greenwood & Gee
Qualification   ---
Year   1969
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Haplochromis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Genus   Haplochromis
Original Name   Haplochromis        
Taxon Name   megalops
Original Combination   Haplochromis megalops
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Haplochromis megalops
OriginalSubGenus   Haplochromis
Original Author   Greenwood & Gee
Original AuthorWI   Greenwood [P. H.] & Gee [J. M.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1969
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Windy Bay, Napoleon Gulf, Lake Victoria [Victoria Nyanza], Uganda.
Types   Paratypes: (26 of following) BMNH 1968.8.30.58-68 (11), 1968.8.30.69-73 (5), 1968.8.30.74-88 (15).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   BMNH 1968.8.30.57
Journal   Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Zool.
Citation   v. 18 (no. 1)
Page   4
Illustrations   Fig. 1

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Haplochromis megalops
Current Species   megalops
Current Genus   Haplochromis
Current AuthorWI   Greenwood [P. H.] & Gee [J. M.]
Current AuthorNI   Greenwood & Gee
Current Year   1969
Current Family   Cichlidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   demersal        
Water   Fresh water
Habitat Notes   Inhabits sheltered bays with a mud substrate or a substrate of interposed sand and mud patches (Ref. 4983). The predominant ingested material in the specimens which were examined consisted of macerated dipterous (?chironomid) larvae, together with small q
Depth Range   From 3 to 9 meters.
   
Distribution   Eastern Africa: Lake Victoria.

Current Summary   Valid as Haplochromis megalops  Greenwood & Gee 1969. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Haplochromis megalops  Greenwood & Gee 1969 -- (van Oijen et al. 1991:143 [ref. 20956]).

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acidens Haplochromis acidens Greenwood [P. H.] 1967Valid
acuticeps Haplochromis acuticeps (Steindachner [F.] 1866)Synonym
acutirostris Haplochromis acutirostris Regan [C. T.] 1922Synonym
adolphifrederici Haplochromis adolphifrederici (Boulenger [G. A.] 1914)Valid
aelocephalus Haplochromis aelocephalus Greenwood [P. H.] 1959Valid
aeneocolor Haplochromis aeneocolor Greenwood [P. H.] 1973Valid
ahli Haplochromis ahli Trewavas [E.] 1935Synonym
akika Haplochromis akika Lippitsch [E.] 2003Valid
albertianus Haplochromis albertianus Regan [C. T.] 1929Valid
albolabris Haplochromis albolabris Trewavas [E.] & Thys van den Audenaerde [D. F. E.] 1969Synonym
alluaudi Haplochromis alluaudi (Pellegrin [J.] 1904)Synonym
altigenis Haplochromis altigenis Regan [C. T.] 1922Valid
ampullarostratus Haplochromis ampullarostratus Schraml [E.] 2004Valid
anaphyrmus Haplochromis anaphyrmus Burgess [W. E.] & Axelrod [H. R.] 1973Synonym
angustifrons Haplochromis angustifrons Boulenger [G. A.] 1914Valid
annectans Haplochromis annectans Regan [C. T.] 1922Synonym
annectens Haplochromis annectens Regan [C. T.] 1922Synonym
annectidens Haplochromis annectidens Trewavas [E.] 1933Valid
antleter Haplochromis antleter Mietes [M.] & Witte [F.] in de Zeeuw et al. 2010Valid
apogonoides Haplochromis apogonoides Greenwood [P. H.] 1967Valid
arcanus Haplochromis arcanus Greenwood [P. H.] & Gee [J. M.] 1969Valid
argens Haplochromis argens Witte [F.] 1984Not available
argens Haplochromis argens de Zeeuw [M. P.], Westbroek [I.] & Witte [F.] in de Zeeuw, Westbroek, van Oijen & Witte 2013Valid
argenteus Haplochromis argenteus Regan [C. T.] 1922Valid
argyrosoma Haplochromis argyrosoma Regan [C. T.] 1922Synonym
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