Taxon profile


Tilapia Smith, 1840

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

Intertaxon relationships

predator: Lutra maculicollis Lichtenstein, 1835 - Spotted-necked Otter

Included taxa

Number of records: 12

species Tilapia baloni Trewavas & Stewart, 1975
species Tilapia bilineata Pellegrin, 1900
species Tilapia brevimanus Boulenger, 1911
species Tilapia busumana (Günther, 1903)
species Tilapia cabrae Boulenger, 1899
species Tilapia cessiana Thys van den Audenaerde, 1968
species Tilapia guinasana Trewavas, 1936 - Otjikoto Tilapia

Tilapia guinasana

species Tilapia jallae (Boulenger, 1896)
species Tilapia joka Thys van den Audenaerde, 1969
species Tilapia pra Dunz & Schliewen, 2010
species Tilapia ruweti (Poll & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1965) - Okavango Tilapia
species Tilapia sparrmanii Smith, 1840 - Banded Bream

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/4563]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Tilapia Smith, 1840]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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