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

Cromis mossambicus Peters, 1852
Chromis niloticus mossambicus Peters, 1852
Chromis mossambicus Peters, 1852
Tilapia mossambica (Peters, 1852)
Oreochromis mossambica (Peters, 1852)
Tilapia mossambica mossambica (Peters, 1852)
Sarotherodon mossambicus (Peters, 1852)
Tilapia mossambicus (Peters, 1852)
Oreochromis mortimeri mossambicus
Tilapia arnoldi Gilchrist & Thompson, 1917

Other names

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

Near Threatened


Included taxa

Number of records: 2

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

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