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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLates niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 218165

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLatidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLates (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLates niloticus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLates Cuvier, 1828
Source  basis of record Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2014. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNile perch  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus kandti van Douwe, 1912 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernaea longa Harding, 1950 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSciaenophilus inopinus Humes, 1957 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernaea barnimiana (Hartmann, 1865) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistholernaea longa (Harding, 1950) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSciaenophilus pharaonis (Nordmann, 1832) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (131 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (154 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (69 nucleotides; 22 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Two-phase growth curves of @L. niloticus@ and their underlying ecological and physiological causes are presented and discussed in Soriano et al. (1990, Ref. 4726). Introduction to Lake Victoria virtually eliminated numerous unique cichlids in the area and has been the subject of many debates (Ref. 1739). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218165
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2009-07-30 09:14:28Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Lates niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218165 on 2014-12-22
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