Three spotted tilapia

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The Three spotted tilapia lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, brackish, depth range 0 - 10 m , usually 3 - 6 m environment.

river strain of the three spotted tilapia is the most commonly farmed species, particularly in the commercial sector. Other species include the common carp (Cyprinus carpio), the Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and the red swamp crayfish (Procambarus clarkii). More

Common names

Driekol-tilapia in Afrikaans
Driekolkurper in Afrikaans
Kafue bream in English
Kolmitäplätilapia in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Njinji in Other
Three spotted tilapia in English
Three-spotted tilapia in English
Threespot bream in English
Threespot tilapia in English
安氏非鯽 in Mandarin Chinese
安氏非鲫 in Mandarin Chinese
黃邊口孵非鯽 in Mandarin Chinese
黄边口孵非鲫 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Oreochromis
Species : Oreochromis andersonii
Authority : Castelnau, 1861