Lake Rukwa tilapia

The Lake Rukwa tilapia, Oreochromis rukwaensis, is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family.

The Lake Rukwa tilapia lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The Lake Rukwa tilapia (Oreochromis rukwaensis) is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family. It is endemic to Tanzania. Its natural habitats are rivers and freshwater lakes. Source - * Bayona, J.D.R. More

Common names

Lake Rukwa tilapia in English
Ngege in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Oreochromis rukwaensis in Catalan (Català)
Perege in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Rukwantilapia in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Sasala in Swahili (Kiswahili)
魯夸湖口孵非鯽 in Mandarin Chinese
鲁夸湖口孵非鲫 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Oreochromis
Species : Oreochromis rukwaensis
Authority : Hilgendorf & Pappenheim,1903