Wami tilapia

(see discussion at Wami tilapia), and that the fast speed of evolution makes choice of appropriate nuclear DNA sequences difficult.(Nagl et al. More

Wami tilapia (Oreochromis urolepis hornorum) is a great choice for farmers wishing to utilize brackish environments, since this species can be grown in both fresh water and brackish water. More

The Wami tilapia and Rufigi tilapia were once considered separate species, but they have now been merged and the current scientific name for Wami tilapia is Oreochromis urolepis hornorum. (The scientific name for Rufigi tilapia is Oreochromis urolepis urolepis. More

Another name for a Wami tilapia is a Oreochromis urolepis hornorum Source: Digital Fish Funnel, July 27, 2004 report as bad entry | send to a friend via email Wami tilapia More

The Wami tilapia (Oreochromis urolepis hornorum) does not grow as fast as the famous Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) but is more salt tolerant and can therefore be cultivated in brackish and marine environments and addition to traditional freshwater growing units. More

Rufigi tilapia and Wami tilapia were once recognized as separate species but is now viewed as subspecies of the same species instead. Their respective scientific names are Oreochromis urolepis urolepis (Rufigi tilapia) and Oreochromis urolepis hornorum (Wami tilapia). More

Common names

Mojarra in English
Mojarra in Spanish (español)
Mozambique tilapia in Unknown
Nile tilapia in Unknown
Redeye tilapia in English
Redeyed tilapia in English
Tilápia in Portuguese (Português)
Tilapia in Spanish (español)
Tilapia de Zanzibar in Spanish (español)
Tilapia hornorum in Spanish (español)
Tilapia mozambijska in Polish (polski)
Tilápia-de-Zanzibar in Portuguese (Português)
Wami tilapia in English
桑給巴非鯽 in Mandarin Chinese
桑给巴非鲫 in Mandarin Chinese
画眉口孵非鲫 in Mandarin Chinese
畫眉口孵非鯽 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Oreochromis
Species : Oreochromis urolepis urolepis
Authority : Norman, 1922