WoRMS taxon details

Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852)

218777  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218777)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Occurs at temperatures ranging from 8°-42°C (Ref. 3). Lives in warm, weedy pools of sluggish streams, canals, and ponds...  
Description Occurs at temperatures ranging from 8°-42°C (Ref. 3). Lives in warm, weedy pools of sluggish streams, canals, and ponds (Ref. 5723). Is mainly diurnal. May form schools. Omnivorous, feeds on almost anything from algae to insects. Can be reared under hypersaline conditions (Ref. 4537). Marketed fresh and frozen (Ref. 9987). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218777 on 2018-11-21
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. <em>AFCD.</em> , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Occurs at temperatures ranging from 8°-42°C (Ref. 3). Lives in warm, weedy pools of sluggish streams, canals, and ponds (Ref. 5723). Is mainly diurnal. May form schools. Omnivorous, feeds on almost anything from algae to insects. Can be reared under hypersaline conditions (Ref. 4537). Marketed fresh and frozen (Ref. 9987). [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Mozambique-tilapia  [details]
English Mozambique tilapia  [details]
French tilapia du Mozambique  [details]
German Mossambik-Buntbarsch  [details]
Spanish tilapia mosambica  [details]
Tilapia mossambica
 Tilapia mossambica
[image from synonym]