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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 293639

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 editorCichlidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocrenilabrinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreochromis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreochromis niloticus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreochromis G√ľnther, 1889
Source  basis of record Froese, R. & 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 tilapia  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortilapia del Nilo  [details]
Direct child
taxa (3)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreochromis niloticus baringoensis Trewavas, 1983
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreochromis niloticus cancellatus (Nichols, 1923)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreochromis niloticus niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamproglena monodi Capart, 1944 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgulus africanus Thiele, 1900 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (187 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (18 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Cultured Aquatic species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (304179 nucleotides; 24189 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:293639
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-02-18 09:17:38Z  created  Decock, Wim
2009-06-18 08:13:48Z  checked  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=293639 on 2014-12-29
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