Lake Magadi tilapia

Alcolapia grahami is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family.

The Lake Magadi tilapia lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 7.5 - 8.5, dH range: 10 - 20 environment.

the gulftoad fish and Lake Magadi tilapia, the only fish living at pH ~10, where ammonia excretion is inoperable due to high pH (14, 20). More

NITROGEN METABOLISM IN THE LAKE MAGADI TILAPIA OREOCHROMIS ALCALICUS GRAHAMI - P. J. Walsh, H. L. Bergman, A. Narahara, C. M. Wood, P. A. Wright, D. J. Randall, J. N. Maina and P. More

The Lake Magadi tilapia, Oreochromis alcalicus grahami, thrives in highly alkaline geothermal springs and pools surrounding Lake Magadi, Kenya (control pH=9. More

Lake Magadi Tilapia in volcanic spring (Rift Valley, East Africa) 47:25 Antarctic Ice Fish 47:55 Pacific Salmon 49:50 Pink Salmon spawning More

in the Lake Magadi tilapia, Oreochromis alcalicus grahami. J. Exp. Biol. 180: 323-327. (59) Clarke, M.E. and P.J. Walsh. 1993. Effect of nutritional status on citrate synthase activity in the copepods Acartia tonsa and Temora longicornis. Limnol. Oceanog. 38: 414-418. More

the Lake Magadi tilapia, Alcolapia grahami, in an alkaline, saline environment with conditions of high pH and temperature. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. A. 136A: 701-715. (140) Jaenicke, E., P.J. Walsh and H. Decker. More

The Lake Magadi tilapia (Alcolapia grahami) is an unusual fish, excreting all its nitrogenous waste as urea because of its highly alkaline and buffered aquatic habitat. Here, using both physiological and molecular studies, we describe the mechanism of branchial urea excretion in this species. More

Common names

Grahams Soda-Maulbrüter in German (Deutsch)
Lake Magadi tilapia in English
Madagi-mundruger in Danish (dansk)
Magadi-Maulbrüter in German (Deutsch)
Mozambique tilapia in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Alcolapia
Species : Alcolapia grahami
Authority : Boulenger 1912