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- n. Any cichlid of the tribe Haplochromini
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The most widely known is the apparent disappearance of up to 123 haplochromine cichlids in Lake Victoria, although taxonomic questions remain a problem in accurately assessing this group of fish.
The haplochromine cichlids of the East African rift lakes are well suited for addressing this question.
These two haplochromine radiations provide a large number of closely related, yet ecologically and morphologically divergent, species.