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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus: Tilapia

(See list of species below)



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7 species (see list below)

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Africa
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL

 
Tilapia baloni
[]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

Africa
Max. Length 24.8 cm SL
Tilapia brevimanus Boulenger, 1911

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Tilapia brevimanus
[]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

Africa
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Tilapia busumana (Günther, 1903)

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Tilapia busumana
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Africa
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Tilapia guinasana Trewavas, 1936

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Tilapia guinasana
[Otjikoto tilapia]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Tilapia pra
[]

Photo by Dunz, A.

Africa
Max. Length 10.4 cm TL
Tilapia ruweti (Poll & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1965)

Photo by Dunz, A.
 
Tilapia ruweti
[Okavango tilapia]

Photo by Seegers, L.

Africa
Max. Length 23.5 cm TL
Tilapia sparrmanii Smith, 1840

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Tilapia sparrmanii
[Banded tilapia]
7 Species of Family Cichlidae with Genus Tilapia
(Cichlids)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1975 Tilapia baloni Africa 17.5 TL
1911 Tilapia brevimanus Africa 24.8 SL
1903 Tilapia busumana Africa 18 SL
1936 Tilapia guinasana Otjikoto tilapia Africa 14 TL
2010 Tilapia pra Africa 12.7 SL
1965 Tilapia ruweti Okavango tilapia Africa 10.4 TL
1840 Tilapia sparrmanii Banded tilapia Africa 23.5 TL



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