Taxon profile


African Mouthbrooder
Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852)

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

Scientific synonyms

Chromis dumerilii Steindachner, 1864
Chromis mossambicus Peters, 1852
Chromis natalensis Weber, 1897
Chromis niloticus mossambicus Peters, 1852
Chromis vorax Pfeffer, 1893
Cromis mossambicus Peters, 1852
Oreochromis mortimeri mossambicus
Oreochromis mossambica (Peters, 1852)
Oreochromis mozambica (Peters, 1852)
Sarotherodon mossambicus (Peters, 1852)

Other names

= Common Tilapia
= Japanese Fish
= Java Fish
= Java Tilapia
= Kurper Bream
= Largemouth Kurper
= Mozambique Cichlid
= Mozambique Mouthbrooder
= Mozambique Tilapia
= Tilapia

Near Threatened


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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Oreochromis mossambicus bassamkhalafi Khalaf, 2009 - Emirati Tilapia
subspecies Oreochromis mossambicus mossambicus (Peters, 1852)

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