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Types of Tilapia

Alcolapia ​Latilabris​
Alcolapia ​Latilabris​

Alcolapia; Magadi Tilapia ... Alcolapia is a genus of small fishes in the Cichlidae family. ... Alcolapia latilabris (Seegers & Tichy, 1999)

Coelotilapia ​Joka​
Coelotilapia ​Joka​

Tilapia joka Coelotilapia joka is a species of cichlid fish from Sierra Leone and Liberia in West Africa. It is an oval shaped fish with a black body coloring. Eight to nine yellow, transverse stripes mark the body. The head has small, irregular yellow lines that extend from the eye to the snout, forehead, and mouth. It is one of the few

Coptodon ​Bemini​
Coptodon ​Bemini​

Coptodon bemini is a critically endangered species of fish in the cichlid family. It is endemic to Lake Bermin in Cameroon. It is threatened by pollution and sedimentation from human activities, and potentially also by large emissions of carbon dioxide (CO 2) from the lake's bottom (compare Lake Nyos), although Bermin is too shallow to contain very high amounts of this gas.

Coptodon ​Deckerti​
Coptodon ​Deckerti​

Coptodon deckerti is a critically endangered species of fish in the cichlid family. It is endemic to Lake Ejagham in western Cameroon. It is threatened by pollution and sedimentation from human activities, and potentially also by large emissions of carbon dioxide (CO 2) from the lake's bottom (compare Lake Nyos), although Ejagham is too shallow ...

Coptodon ​Flava​
Coptodon ​Flava​

Coptodon flava is a critically endangered species of fish in the cichlid family. It is endemic to Lake Bermin in Cameroon. It is threatened by pollution and sedimentation from human activities, and potentially also by large emissions of carbon dioxide (CO 2) from the lake's bottom (compare Lake Nyos), although Bermin is too shallow to contain very high amounts of this gas.

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Coptodon ​Gutturosa​
Coptodon ​Gutturosa​

Coptodon gutturosa is a critically endangered species of fish in the cichlid family. It is endemic to Lake Bermin in Cameroon. It is threatened by pollution and ...

Coptodon ​Imbriferna​
Coptodon ​Imbriferna​

Coptodon imbriferna is a critically endangered species of fish in the cichlid family. It is endemic to Lake Bermin in Cameroon. It is threatened by pollution and ...

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Coptodon ​Kottae​
Coptodon ​Kottae​

Coptodon kottae (formerly Tilapia kottae) is an endangered species of fish in the cichlid family, Cichlidae. It is endemic to Lake Barombi-ba-Kotto and the smaller nearby Lake Mboandong in the Southwest Region of Cameroon.

Coptodon ​Snyderae​
Coptodon ​Snyderae​

Coptodon snyderae (Stiassny, Schliewen & Dominey, 1992) Coptodon snyderae is a critically endangered species of fish in the cichlid family. It is endemic to Lake ...

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Coptodon ​Spongotroktis​
Coptodon ​Spongotroktis​

Coptodon spongotroktis is a critically endangered species of fish in the cichlid family. It is endemic to Lake Bermin in Cameroon. It is threatened by pollution and ...

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Coptodon ​Thysi​
Coptodon ​Thysi​

Coptodon thysi is a critically endangered species of fish in the cichlid family. It is endemic to Lake Bermin in Cameroon. It is threatened by pollution and ...

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Fissi​
Fissi​

Sarotherodon is a large genus in the family Cichlidae (cichlids). It belongs to the tribe Tilapiini in the subfamily Pseudocrenilabrinae. Fish belonging to the tribe Tilapiini are commonly referred to as tilapia and many of the species are appreciated food fishes.

Heterotilapia​
Heterotilapia​

Heterotilapia buttikoferi, also known as the zebra tilapia, is a West African species of cichlid.

Kululu​
Kululu​

12 April 2018 An evidence-free Internet meme says that tilapia, one of the most popular freshwater fish consumed in the United States, is "killing our families."

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Lake Chala ​Tilapia​
Lake Chala ​Tilapia​

Tilapia hunteri (Günther, 1889) The Lake Chala tilapia (Oreochromis hunteri) is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Chala a crater lake on the border of Kenya and Tanzania. This species can reach a length of 30 centimetres (12 in) SL.

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Lake Rukwa ​Tilapia​
Lake Rukwa ​Tilapia​

The Lake Rukwa tilapia (Oreochromis rukwaensis) is a species of cichlid endemic to the Lake Rukwa catchment in Tanzania.This species can reach a length of 33 centimetres (13 in) SL.

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Leka Keppe​
Leka Keppe​

Tilapia lohbergeri Holly, 1930; The leka keppe or keppi (Sarotherodon lohbergeri) is a species of cichlid essentially endemic to Lake Barombi Mbo in western Cameroon, ...

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Mozambique ​Tilapia​
Mozambique ​Tilapia​

The Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) is a tilapiine cichlid fish native to southern Africa. It is a popular fish for aquaculture. Dull colored, the Mozambique tilapia often lives up to a decade in its native habitats.

Nile Tilapia​
Nile Tilapia​

The Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) is a species of tilapia, a cichlid fish native to Africa from Egypt south to east and central Africa, and as far west as Gambia. It is also native to Israel, and numerous introduced populations exist outside its natural range (e.g., Brazil).

Oreochromis ​Aureus​
Oreochromis ​Aureus​

Tilapia kashabi Elster, 1958 (ambiguous) Tilapia kacherbi Wunder, 1960 (ambiguous) The blue tilapia or Israeli tilapia, Oreochromis aureus, is a species of fish in the family Cichlidae.

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Oreochromis ​Chungruruensis​
Oreochromis ​Chungruruensis​

Tilapia chungruruensis C. G. E. Ahl, 1924; ... Oreochromis chungruruensis is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Chungruru, a crater lake in Tanzania.

Oreochromis ​Esculentus​
Oreochromis ​Esculentus​

Oreochromis esculentus, the Singida tilapia or Graham's tilapia, is a critically endangered species of cichlid endemic to the Lake Victoria basin, including some of its satellite lakes such as Kyoga, in Tanzania, Uganda, and Kenya.

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Oreochromis ​Jipe​
Oreochromis ​Jipe​

Oreochromis pangani (Lowe, 1955) Taxonomic Notes: Previously also reported as Tilapia jipe, T. (Sarotherodon) jipe, T. (Oreochromis) jipe and S. jipe (antiquated names).

Oreochromis ​Korogwe​
Oreochromis ​Korogwe​

Oreochromis korogwe (Korogwe tilapia) is a species of cichlid native to Kenya and Tanzania where it occurs in the Pangani River system as well as the Zigi River.This species can reach a length of 20.8 centimetres (8.2 in) SL.

Oreochromis ​Lidole​
Oreochromis ​Lidole​

Oreochromis lidole is a species of fish in the family Cichlidae. It is endemic to Malawi and can be found in Lake Malawi, Lake Malombe and in the Shire River in Malawi. Its natural habitats are rivers and freshwater lakes.

Oreochromis ​Mweruensis​
Oreochromis ​Mweruensis​

Oreochromis mweruensis is known from Lake Mweru and the swamps and saline lakes in Mweru-wa-Ntipa, and from the Lower Luapula River system and possibly from the Lufira River. It has also been recorded from Lake Kivu.

Oreochromis ​Ndalalani​
Oreochromis ​Ndalalani​

Oreochromis ndalalani. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61291A12450109. . Downloaded on 15 June 2018. Disclaimer: To make use of this information ...

Oreochromis ​Pangani​
Oreochromis ​Pangani​

Oreochromis jipe, the Jipe tilapia, is a species of cichlid native to Kenya and Tanzania where it occurs in Lake Jipe and the Pangani River.This species can reach a length of 50 centimetres (20 in) SL.

Oreochromis ​Squamipinnis​
Oreochromis ​Squamipinnis​

Tilapia squamipinnis (Günther, 1864) Oreochromis squamipinnis is an endangered species of cichlid fish that is endemic to Lake Malawi, ...

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Oreochromis ​Tanganicae​
Oreochromis ​Tanganicae​

Oreochromis tanganicae Tanganyikan Tilapia Classification. Cichlidae. Distribution. Endemic to Lake Tanganyika. Habitat. It inhabits the mouths of rivers and shorelines of the lake. Maximum Standard Length. 16.8″ (42cm). Aquarium SizeTop ↑ 80″ x 24″ x 24″ (210cm x 60cm x 60cm) – 760 litres for adult fish. Juveniles can be grown on in smaller aquaria.

Oreochromis ​Urolepis​
Oreochromis ​Urolepis​

Like other tilapia it is an omnivore and will feed on algae, plants, small invertebrates, and detritus. The common name refers to the Wami River. Formerly considered a separate species, it is at present merged with the Rufigi tilapia and thus the scientific name is Oreochromis urolepis hornorum.

Oreochromis ​Variabilis​
Oreochromis ​Variabilis​

Sarotherodon variabilis (Boulenger, 1906) Oreochromis variabilis, the Victoria tilapia, is a critically endangered species of cichlid native to Lake Victoria and its tributaries, Lake Kyoga, Lake Kwania and Lake Salisbury as well as being found in the Victorian reach of the Nile above Murchison Falls.

Otjikoto Tilapia​
Otjikoto Tilapia​

The Otjikoto tilapia (Tilapia guinasana) is a critically endangered species of cichlid fish endemic to Namibia where it was originally only found in Lake Guinas. ...

Redbelly ​Tilapia​
Redbelly ​Tilapia​

Redbelly tilapia is similar to another North American introduced cichlid, spotted tilapia : spotted tilapia lacks the deep red ventral coloration present in T. zillii, has lateral bars that extend onto the dorsal fin, and 5-6 square black blotches along the side (lacking in T. zillii).

Redbreast ​Tilapia​
Redbreast ​Tilapia​

Redbreast tilapia is tolerant of a broad range of temperatures (8-40°C; Philippart and Ruwet 1982) and salinity to 19‰ (Skelton 1993), as well a high levels of silt (Buermann et al. 1997). This species is a substrate spawner, with fishes forming monogamous pairs and exhibiting biparental guarding behavior.

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Senegal ​Cichlid​
Senegal ​Cichlid​

An estimated 20,000 tilapia, most of them S. melanotheron and representing about 0.05% or less of the total tilapia population, were killed in Wahiawa Reservoir, Hawaii, by fungal infections in early 1991; populations of this tilapia appear to be a reservoir for fungal disease and may be responsible for spreading infection to other fish species (Devick 1991a).

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Spotted Tilapia​
Spotted Tilapia​

The spotted tilapia (Pelmatolapia mariae), also known as the spotted mangrove cichlid or black mangrove cichlid, is a species of fish of the cichlid family. It is native to fresh and brackish water in West and Central Africa, but has been introduced to other regions where it is considered invasive.

Zebra Tilapia​
Zebra Tilapia​

The Zebra Tilapia is a member of the Cichlid family which is native to coastal rivers and streams in West Africa. Tilapia buttikoferi are a popular aquarium fish, but unfortunately have been released into rivers in parts of the United States.

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