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Oreochromis placidus (Trewavas, 1941)
Original description as Tilapia placida:
- Trewavas, Ethelwynn. 1941. "Nyasa fishes of the genus Tilapia and a new species from Portuguese East Africa". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. Series 11; pp. 294-306 (crc01144).
- Oreochromis placidus ruvumae (Trewavas, 1966)
Conservation: Oreochromis placidus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2007).