WoRMS taxon details

Tilapia Smith, 1840

271096  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:271096)

accepted
Genus
Chromys (misspelling)
Coptodus (lapsus calami)
Cromis (misspelling)
Telapia (misspelling)
Species Tilapia brevimanus Boulenger, 1911
Species Tilapia guinasana Trewavas, 1936
Species Tilapia mariae Boulenger, 1899
Species Tilapia multifasciata
Species Tilapia nigra (Günther, 1894)
Species Tilapia pra Dunz & Schliewen, 2010
Species Tilapia ruweti (Poll & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1965)
Species Tilapia sparrmani Smith, 1840
Species Tilapia sparrmanii Smith, 1840
Species Tilapia spilurus

Species Tilapia adolfi Steindachner, 1915 accepted as Oreochromis urolepis (Norman, 1922) (synonym)
Species Tilapia adolfi Steindachner, 1915 accepted as Oreochromis urolepis (Norman, 1922) (synonym)
Species Tilapia adolphifrederici Boulenger, 1914 accepted as Haplochromis adolphifrederici (Boulenger, 1914)
Species Tilapia aequatorialis Roman, 1971 accepted as Sarotherodon nigripinnis (Guichenot, 1861) (synonym)
Species Tilapia affinis Duméril, 1861 accepted as Coptodon guineensis (Günther, 1862)
Species Tilapia alleni Fowler, 1931 accepted as Oreochromis macrochir (Boulenger, 1912) (synonym)
Species Tilapia amphimelas Hilgendorf, 1905 accepted as Oreochromis amphimelas (Hilgendorf, 1905)
Species Tilapia andersoni (Castelnau, 1861) accepted as Oreochromis andersonii (Castelnau, 1861) (misspelling)
Species Tilapia andersonii (Castelnau, 1861) accepted as Oreochromis andersonii (Castelnau, 1861)
Species Tilapia angolensis Thys van den Audenaerde, 1968 accepted as Oreochromis angolensis (Trewavas, 1973)
Species Tilapia arnoldi Gilchrist & Thompson, 1917 accepted as Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852)
Species Tilapia aurea (Steindachner, 1864) accepted as Oreochromis aureus (Steindachner, 1864)
Species Tilapia bayoni Boulenger, 1911 accepted as Haplochromis niloticus Greenwood, 1960 (ambiguous synonym)
Species Tilapia borkuana Pellegrin, 1919 accepted as Sarotherodon galilaeus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Tilapia boulengeri Pellegrin, 1903 accepted as Sarotherodon galilaeus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Tilapia browni Nichols, 1923 accepted as Oreochromis spilurus (Günther, 1894)
Species Tilapia buttikoferi (Hubrecht, 1881) accepted as Heterotilapia buttikoferi (Hubrecht, 1881) (senior synonym)
Species Tilapia cabrae Boulenger, 1899 accepted as Pelmatolapia cabrae (Boulenger, 1899) (synonym)
Species Tilapia caeruleomaculatus (Rochebrune, 1880) accepted as Coptodon zillii (Gervais, 1848) (misspelling)
Species Tilapia calciati Gianferrari, 1924 accepted as Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Tilapia cancellata Nichols, 1923 accepted as Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Tilapia cessiana Thys van den Audenaerde, 1968 accepted as Heterotilapia cessiana (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1968)
Species Tilapia christyi Boulenger, 1915 accepted as Coptodon rendalli (Boulenger, 1897)
Species Tilapia coffea Thys van den Audenaerde, 1970 accepted as Coptodon coffea (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1970)
Species Tilapia dageti Thys van den Audenaerde, 1971 accepted as Coptodon dageti (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1971)
Species Tilapia dardennii Boulenger, 1899 accepted as Limnotilapia dardennii (Boulenger, 1899)
Species Tilapia dolloi Boulenger, 1899 accepted as Sarotherodon nigripinnis (Guichenot, 1861) (synonym)
Species Tilapia druryi Gilchrist & Thompson, 1917 accepted as Coptodon rendalli (Boulenger, 1897)
Species Tilapia dubia Lönnberg, 1904 accepted as Tilapia mariae Boulenger, 1899
Species Tilapia dumerili (Steindachner, 1864) accepted as Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852) (misspelling)
Species Tilapia dumerilii (Steindachner, 1864) accepted as Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852)
Species Tilapia eduardiana Boulenger, 1912 accepted as Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Tilapia ellenbergeri Gilchrist & Thompson, 1917 accepted as Pseudocrenilabrus philander (Weber, 1897) (synonym)
Species Tilapia esculenta Graham, 1928 accepted as Oreochromis esculentus (Graham, 1928)
Species Tilapia faidherbi (Rochebrune, 1880) accepted as Coptodon zillii (Gervais, 1848) (misspelling)
Species Tilapia galilaea (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Sarotherodon galilaeus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Tilapia gefuensis Thys van den Audenaerde, 1964 accepted as Coptodon rendalli (Boulenger, 1897)
Species Tilapia giardi Pellegrin, 1903 accepted as Sargochromis giardi (Pellegrin, 1903) (synonym)
Species Tilapia grandidieri (Sauvage, 1882) accepted as Ptychochromis grandidieri Sauvage, 1882
Species Tilapia guiarti Pellegrin, 1904 accepted as Haplochromis guiarti (Pellegrin, 1904)
Species Tilapia guineensis (Bleeker, 1863) accepted as Coptodon guineensis (Günther, 1862)
Species Tilapia guineensis (Günther, 1862) accepted as Coptodon guineensis (Günther, 1862)
Species Tilapia guinensis (Günther, 1862) accepted as Coptodon guineensis (Günther, 1862) (misspelling)
Species Tilapia heudeloti Duméril, 1861 accepted as Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell, 1852 (misspelling)
Species Tilapia heudelotii Duméril, 1861 accepted as Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell, 1852 (synonym)
Species Tilapia honorum Trewavas, 1966 accepted as Oreochromis urolepis (Norman, 1922) (misspelling)
Species Tilapia hornorum Trewavas, 1966 accepted as Oreochromis urolepis (Norman, 1922)
Species Tilapia inducta Trewavas, 1933 accepted as Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Tilapia intermedia Gilchrist & Thompson, 1917 accepted as Oreochromis macrochir (Boulenger, 1912) (synonym)
Species Tilapia jipe Lowe, 1955 accepted as Oreochromis jipe (Lowe, 1955)
Species Tilapia kacherbi Wunder, 1960 accepted as Oreochromis aureus (Steindachner, 1864)
Species Tilapia kafuensis Boulenger, 1912 accepted as Oreochromis andersonii (Castelnau, 1861) (synonym)
Species Tilapia kashabi Elster, 1958 accepted as Oreochromis aureus (Steindachner, 1864)
Species Tilapia kirkhami Gilchrist & Thompson, 1917 accepted as Coptodon rendalli (Boulenger, 1897)
Species Tilapia korogwe (Lowe, 1955) accepted as Oreochromis korogwe (Lowe, 1955)
Species Tilapia labiata Boulenger, 1898 accepted as Lobochilotes labiatus (Boulenger, 1898) (synonym)
Species Tilapia lata (Günther, 1862) accepted as Coptodon guineensis (Günther, 1862)
Species Tilapia lateralis Duméril, 1861 accepted as Sarotherodon galilaeus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Tilapia latifrons Boulenger, 1906 accepted as Coptodon rendalli (Boulenger, 1897)
Species Tilapia lemassoni Blache & Miton, 1960 accepted as Oreochromis aureus (Steindachner, 1864)
Species Tilapia leonensis Thys van den Audenaerde, 1971 accepted as Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell, 1852 (synonym)
Species Tilapia lepidura Boulenger, 1899 accepted as Oreochromis lepidurus (Boulenger, 1899)
Species Tilapia leucosticta Trewavas, 1933 accepted as Oreochromis leucostictus (Trewavas, 1933) (synonym)
Species Tilapia louka Thys van den Audenaerde, 1969 accepted as Coptodon louka (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1969) (senior synonym)
Species Tilapia mackeani Gilchrist & Thompson, 1917 accepted as Coptodon rendalli (Boulenger, 1897)
Species Tilapia macrocentra Duméril, 1861 accepted as Sarotherodon galilaeus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Tilapia macrocephala (Bleeker, 1862) accepted as Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell, 1852
Species Tilapia macrochir Boulenger, 1912 accepted as Oreochromis macrochir (Boulenger, 1912) (synonym)
Species Tilapia madagascariensis (Sauvage, 1891) accepted as Ptychochromis grandidieri Sauvage, 1882
Species Tilapia manyarae Hilgendorf, 1905 accepted as Oreochromis amphimelas (Hilgendorf, 1905)
Species Tilapia meeki Pellegrin, 1911 accepted as Tilapia mariae Boulenger, 1899
Species Tilapia melanopleura Duméril, 1861 accepted as Coptodon zillii (Gervais, 1848)
Species Tilapia melanotheron (Rüppell, 1852) accepted as Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell, 1852
Species Tilapia menzalensis (Mitchell, 1895) accepted as Coptodon zillii (Gervais, 1848)
Species Tilapia microcephala (Günther, 1862) accepted as Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell, 1852
Species Tilapia microstoma (Lortet, 1883) accepted as Sarotherodon galilaeus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Tilapia monodi Daget, 1954 accepted as Oreochromis aureus (Steindachner, 1864)
Species Tilapia mosambica (Peters, 1852) accepted as Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852) (misspelling)
Species Tilapia mossambica (Peters, 1852) accepted as Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852)
Species Tilapia mossambicus (Peters, 1852) accepted as Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852)
Species Tilapia mozambique (Peters, 1852) accepted as Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852) (misspelling)
Species Tilapia multiradiata Holly, 1928 accepted as Coptodon zillii (Gervais, 1848)
Species Tilapia nadinae Borodin, 1931 accepted as Astatotilapia burtoni (Günther, 1894) (synonym)
Species Tilapia natalensis (Weber, 1897) accepted as Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852)
Species Tilapia nigripinnis Guichenot, 1861 accepted as Sarotherodon nigripinnis (Guichenot, 1861) (synonym)
Species Tilapia nilotica (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Tilapia nilotious (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
Species Tilapia nyirica Lönnberg, 1911 accepted as Oreochromis spilurus (Günther, 1894)
Species Tilapia nyongana Thys van den Audenaerde, 1971 accepted as Coptodon nyongana (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1971) (senior synonym)
Species Tilapia oligacanthus Bleeker, 1868 accepted as Ptychochromis oligacanthus (Bleeker, 1868)
Species Tilapia percivali Boulenger, 1912 accepted as Oreochromis spilurus (Günther, 1894) (synonym)
Species Tilapia placida Trewavas, 1941 accepted as Oreochromis placidus (Trewavas, 1941)
Species Tilapia pleuromelas Duméril, 1861 accepted as Sarotherodon galilaeus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Tilapia pleurotaenia Boulenger, 1901 accepted as Protomelas pleurotaenia (Boulenger, 1901) (synonym)
Species Tilapia polycentra Duméril, 1861 accepted as Coptodon guineensis (Günther, 1862)
Species Tilapia rangii Duméril, 1861 accepted as Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell, 1852 (synonym)
Species Tilapia regani Poll, 1932 accepted as Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Tilapia rendalii (Boulenger, 1897) accepted as Coptodon rendalli (Boulenger, 1897) (misspelling)
Species Tilapia rendalli (Boulenger, 1897) accepted as Coptodon rendalli (Boulenger, 1897)
Species Tilapia rendallis (Boulenger, 1897) (unaccepted, misspelling)
Species Tilapia rostrata Boulenger, 1899 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Tilapia ruvumae Trewavas, 1966 (unaccepted)
Species Tilapia sanagaensis Thys van den Audenaerde, 1966 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Tilapia savagei Fowler, 1919 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Tilapia sexfasciata Pellegrin, 1900 (unaccepted)
Species Tilapia shariensis Fowler, 1949 (unaccepted)
Species Tilapia sheshekensis Gilchrist & Thompson, 1917 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Tilapia shirana (Boulenger, 1897) (unaccepted)
Species Tilapia sparsidens Hilgendorf, 1905 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Tilapia swierstrae Gilchrist & Thompson, 1917 (unaccepted)
Species Tilapia sykesii Gilchrist & Thompson, 1917 (unaccepted)
Species Tilapia tanganicae (Günther, 1894) (unaccepted)
Species Tilapia tournieri Daget, 1965 (unaccepted)
Species Tilapia tristrami (Günther, 1860) (unaccepted)
Species Tilapia urolepis Norman, 1922 (unaccepted)
Species Tilapia variabilis Boulenger, 1906 (unaccepted)
Species Tilapia vorax (Pfeffer, 1893) (unaccepted)
Species Tilapia vulcani Trewavas, 1933 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Tilapia walteri Thys van den Audenaerde, 1968 (unaccepted)
Species Tilapia woosnami Boulenger, 1911 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Tilapia zillei (Gervais, 1848) (unaccepted, misspelling)
Species Tilapia zilli (Gervais, 1848) (unaccepted, misspelling)
Species Tilapia zillii (Gervais, 1848) (unaccepted)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Tilapia Smith, 1840. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=271096 on 2018-10-19
Date
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2008-01-15 10:18:16Z
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2013-02-26 10:10:34Z
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taxonomy source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]