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Oreochromis  Günther, 1889
Taxonomic Serial No.: 170014

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Alcolapia Thys van den Audenaerde, 1969
 
  Common Name(s): blue tilapias [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderLabroidei  – parrotfishes, rainbowfishes, wrasses, labres, poissons-perroquets  
                                  FamilyCichlidae  – cichlids, cichlidés, tilapias y mojarras de agua dulce  
                                     GenusOreochromis Günther, 1889 – blue tilapias  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis alcalica (Hilgendorf, 1905)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis amphimelas (Hilgendorf, 1905)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis andersonii (Castelnau, 1861)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis angolensis (Trewavas, 1973)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis aureus (Steindachner, 1864) – tilapia azul, blue tilapia 
                                        SpeciesOreochromis chungruruensis (Ahl, 1924)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis esculentus (Graham, 1928)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis grahami (Boulenger, 1912)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis ismailiaensis Mekkawy, 1995  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis jipe (Lowe, 1955)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis karomo (Poll, 1948)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis karongae (Trewavas, 1941)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis korogwe (Lowe, 1955)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis latilabris Seegers and Tichy, 1999  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis lepidurus (Boulenger, 1899)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis leucostictus (Trewavas, 1933)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis lidole (Trewavas, 1941)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis macrochir (Boulenger, 1912) – greenheaded bream, longfin tilapia 
                                        SpeciesOreochromis malagarasi Trewavas, 1983  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis mortimeri (Trewavas, 1966)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852) – Mozambique mouth-breeder, Mozambique mouthbrooder, Mozambique tilapia, tilapia mosambica 
                                        SpeciesOreochromis mweruensis Trewavas, 1983  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis ndalalani Seegers and Tichy, 1999  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Nile mouthbreeder, tilapia del Nilo, Nile tilapia 
                                        SpeciesOreochromis pangani (Lowe, 1955)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis placidus (Trewavas, 1941)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis rukwaensis (Hilgendorf and Pappenheim, 1903)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis saka (Lowe, 1953)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis salinicola (Poll, 1948)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis schwebischi (Sauvage, 1884)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis shiranus Boulenger, 1897  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis spilurus (Günther, 1894)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis squamipinnis (Günther, 1864)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis tanganicae (Günther, 1894)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis upembae (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1964)  
                                        SpeciesOreochromis urolepis (Norman, 1922) – Wami tilapia 
                                        SpeciesOreochromis variabilis (Boulenger, 1906)  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes   
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Oreochromis    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Oreochromis   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Oreochromis   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Page(s):    
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  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Oreochromis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.   
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Oreochromis   
       

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