Taxon profile


Blue Tilapia
Oreochromis aureus (Steindachner, 1864)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Cichlidae - cichlids »  genus Oreochromis

Scientific synonyms

Chromis aureus Steindachner, 1864
Oreochromis auraeus (Steindachner, 1864)
Oreochromis aurea (Steindachner, 1864)
Sarotherodon aureus (Steindachner, 1864)
Tilapia aurea (Steindachner, 1864)
Tilapia aurea exul Steinitz, 1951
Tilapia kacherbi Wunder, 1960
Tilapia kashabi Elster, 1958
Tilapia lemassoni Blache & Miton, 1960
Tilapia monodi Daget, 1954


[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/18803]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Oreochromis aureus (Steindachner, 1864)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1387]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []

Contributions to BioLib

Help us to expand this encyclopedia! If you are logged in, you can add new subtaxa, vernacular and scientific names, texts, images or intertaxon relationships for this taxon.