Kariba tilapia

The Kariba tilapia lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The Kariba tilapia is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

KARIBA TILAPIA (Oreochromis mortimeri) Known in South Africa as the blue kurper this fish was mistakenly known as a Mozambique bream and were called 'mozzie's, until it was found that the Mozambique bream was only found in the Zambezi River More

Common names

Kariba bream in English
Kariba tilapia in English
Kurper bream in English
Mozambique tilapia in Unknown
莫氏口孵非鯽 in Mandarin Chinese
莫氏口孵非鲫 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Oreochromis
Species : Oreochromis mortimeri
Authority : Trewavas, 1966