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Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Tilapiini

Genus
Oreochromis

Status
sub-species


Last updated on:
16-Feb-2013

Oreochromis placidus ruvumae (Trewavas, 1966)


Nominal species Oreochromis placidus (Trewavas, 1941)

Original description as Tilapia ruvumae:

  • Trewavas, Ethelwynn. 1966. "Fishes of the genus Tilapia with four anal spines in Malawi, Rhodesia, Mozambique and southern Tanzania". Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines. pp. 50-62 (crc01454)

Conservation: Oreochromis placidus ruvumae is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2007).

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