Freshly collected at Lake Chila
A male of an individual of Tilapia sparrmanii freshly collected at Lake Chila, Lake Tanganyika basin [Zambia].Photo by Adrian Indermaur. (12-Feb-2012). determiner Rico Morgenstern

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Tilapiini

Genus
Tilapia

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
20-Sep-2009

Tilapia sparrmanii Smith, 1840


Original description as Tilapia sparrmanii:

  • Smith, A. 1838. "Pisces. In: Illustrations of the zoology of South Africa; consisting chiefly of figures and descriptions of the objects of natural history collected during an expedition into the interior of South Africa in 1834-36". Illustrations of the zoology of South Africa (crc00200)

Synonyms (2):

Conservation: Tilapia sparrmanii is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2017).

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