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Nile Mouthbreeder
Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Tilapia nilotica (Linnaeus, 1758)

Least Concern

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Intertaxon relationships

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 8

subspecies Oreochromis niloticus baringoensis Trewavas, 1983
subspecies Oreochromis niloticus cancellatus (Nichols, 1923)
subspecies Oreochromis niloticus eduardianus (Boulenger, 1912)
subspecies Oreochromis niloticus filoa Trewavas, 1983
subspecies Oreochromis niloticus niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758)
subspecies Oreochromis niloticus sugutae Trewavas, 1983
subspecies Oreochromis niloticus tana Seyoum & Kornfield, 1992
subspecies Oreochromis niloticus vulcani (Trewavas, 1933)

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [2]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/18822]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [304880]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [166975]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Baumgartner, D.; G. Baumgartner; C. S. Pavanelli; P. R. L. da Silva; V. A. Frana; L. C. de Oliveira; M. R. Michelon (2006): Fish, Salto Osório Reservoir, Iguaçu River basin, Paraná State, Brazil. [http://www.checklist.org.br/getpdf?SL004...], Check List 2(1):1-4 [as Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN Gomiero, L. M.; F. M. S. Braga. (2006): Fish, Corumbataí and Jacaré-Pepira river basins, São Paulo State, Brazil [http://www.checklist.org.br/getpdf?SL002...], Check List 2(1):57-67 [as Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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