Taxon profile


Coptodon zillii (Gervais, 1848)

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

Scientific synonyms

Acerina zillei Gervais, 1848
Acerina zillii Gervais, 1848
Glyphisidon zillii (Gervais, 1848)
Coptodus zillei (Gervais, 1848)
Sarotherodon zillei (Gervais, 1848)
Coptodus zillii (Gervais, 1848)
Sarotherodon zillii (Gervais, 1848)
Tilapia zillii (Gervais, 1848)
Tilapia zilli (Gervais, 1848)
Tilapia zillei (Gervais, 1848)

Other names

= Mango Fish
= Redbelly Tilapia


Coptodon zillii - Cichlid

Author: Michael Kesl

Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Polyacanthorhynchus kenyensis Schmidt & Canaris, 1967

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1390]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/26869]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Tilapia zillii (Gervais, 1848)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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