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genus

Oreochromis Günther, 1889

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 34

species Oreochromis amphimelas (Hilgendorf, 1905)
species Oreochromis andersonii (Castelnau, 1861) - Three Spotted Tilapia
species Oreochromis angolensis (Trewavas, 1973)
species Oreochromis aureus (Steindachner, 1864) - Blue Tilapia

Oreochromis aureus - 0000000001 1

species Oreochromis chungruruensis (Ahl, 1924)
species Oreochromis esculentus (Graham, 1928)
species Oreochromis hunteri Günther, 1889
species Oreochromis ismailiaensis Mekkawy, 1995
species Oreochromis jipe (Lowe, 1955)
species Oreochromis karomo (Poll, 1948) - Karomo
species Oreochromis karongae (Trewavas, 1941) - Tilapia
species Oreochromis korogwe (Lowe, 1955)
species Oreochromis lepidurus (Boulenger, 1899)
species Oreochromis leucostictus (Trewavas, 1933) - Blue Spotted Tilapia
species Oreochromis lidole (Trewavas, 1941)
species Oreochromis macrochir (Boulenger, 1912) - Cichlid
species Oreochromis malagarasi Trewavas, 1983
species Oreochromis mortimeri (Trewavas, 1966) - Kariba Tilapia
species Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852) - African Mouthbrooder

Oreochromis mossambicus - 0000000001 1

species Oreochromis mweruensis Trewavas, 1983 - Mweru Tilapia
species Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Nile Mouthbreeder

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species Oreochromis pangani (Lowe, 1955)
species Oreochromis placidus (Trewavas, 1941)
species Oreochromis rukwaensis (Hilgendorf & Pappenheim, 1903) - Lake Rukwa Tilapia
species Oreochromis saka (Lowe, 1953) - Tilapia
species Oreochromis salinicola (Poll, 1948)
species Oreochromis schwebischi (Sauvage, 1884)
species Oreochromis shiranus Boulenger, 1897

Oreochromis shiranus - 0000000001 1

species Oreochromis spilurus (Günther, 1894)
species Oreochromis squamipinnis (Günther, 1864)
species Oreochromis tanganicae (Günther, 1894) - Tanganyikan Mouthbrooding Cichlid

Oreochromis tanganicae - 0000000001 1

species Oreochromis upembae (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1964)
species Oreochromis urolepis (Norman, 1922) - Wami Tilapia
species Oreochromis variabilis (Boulenger, 1906)

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/3106]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Oreochromis Günther, 1889]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1028499]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Oreochromis Günther, 1889]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019

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