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


Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1387]

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

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