Mozambique tilapia

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The Mozambique tilapia is laterally compressed, and has a deep body with long dorsal fins. The front part of the dorsal fin is the most inconvenient to handle because it has spines on it. More

The Mozambique tilapia can be regarded as an endemic fish species of southern Africa as it is distributed naturally only in southern Africa in the Limpopo River system and then all the rivers southwards that are running eastwards as far south as More

Native to Africa, Mozambique tilapia are now farmed in many countries. Although an excellent fish for farming, escaped tilapia often establish wild populations, outcompeting local species. Mozambique tilapia are voracious eaters, consuming almost anything, from algae to insects. More

In Texas, it is legal to stock Mozambique Tilapia, in private waters. This fish is widely renowned for its fine eating qualities, but is not widely known as a pond management tool. More

The Mozambique Tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) PDF Print E-mail Habitat and geographical range Mozambique Tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) is native to Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa. More

Common Name(s): Mozambique Tilapia, Common Tilapia Scientific Name: Oreochromis Mossambicus Local Name(s): Jip Puun Heurr Precaution: Harmless Edible: Yes CNR Time: 1 min This is one of the most common cichlid in Singapore, better known as More

Mozambique Tilapia on fly in Par Lai Lake. Mozambique Tilapia on fly. Mozambique Tilapia on fly in Par Lai Lake. Mozambique Tilapia on fly. * Mozambique Tilapia on fly. * More

Mozambique Tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) Other common names: Java Tilapia. Common Tilapia. Identification: A large scaled and deep body with a concave head and large jaws. Spines on dorsal and anal fins. More

The Mozambique Tilapia(Oreochromis mossamicus) was the first tilapia species from Thailand introduced in the Philippines in 1950. More

Mozambique Tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus Appearance and Identification: More

Mozambique Tilapia Photos and Species Information for Fish Caught in Mexico See current, on-the-spot sportfishing reports and photographs of fish caught at Mexico's top vacation spots in this week's edition of "Mexico Fishing News" and see hundreds of other fish pictures and More

Mozambique Tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus). Other Common Names: Java Tilapia. Common Tilapia. African Mouthbrooder. Mozambique Cichlid. Mozambique Mundruger. More

pink pigmentation in the throat region, while Mozambique tilapia have a more yellow coloration. However, coloration is often an unreliable method of distinguishing tilapia species because environment, state of sexual maturity, and food source greatly influence color intensity. More

The Mozambique Tilapia is a beautiful fish that rarely grows over 3 kilograms in South African waters. However the South African record for this fish is close to 4 kilograms. More

Mozambique tilapia - (Oreochromis mossambicus) 1. Fresh Water Oct-2003 Mozambique tilapia Kobus Venter Earthworms Loskop Dam ± 3.42 kg ± 7. More

The Mozambique tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus, is native to Africa but has been introduced to Florida and elsewhere as well. More

Mozambique Tilapia - Orechromis mossambicus Travel Writer: EcoTravel Africa � The Mozambique tilapia is also known as the blue bream, or blue kurper and is of great interest to scientists as it is a 'mouth-brooder' which More

Mozambique tilapia is great. That means that everywhere these two fishes occur together, hybrids with mixed characteristics will result after some time. 2. More

Mozambique tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus. = Nikaido Y, Ueda S, Takemura A. Sesoko Station, Tropical Biosphere Research Center, University of the Ryukyus, 3422 Sesoko, Motobu, Okinawa 905-0227, Japan. More

A new subspecies of Mozambique Tilapia of the genus Oreochromis (Pisces: Cichlidae) from Wadi Al Wurayah pools, Emirate of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates is described. More

Mozambique tilapia was introduced in many Pacific islands in the 1950s and 1960s mostly by expatriate fisheries experts. The results were mixed by island and country. More

Common names

African mouthbrooder in English
African perch in English
Bende in Venda (tshiVenḓa)
Blou kurper in Afrikaans
Blou-kurper in Afrikaans
Bloukurper in Afrikaans
Blue bream in English
blue tilapia in English
Cá Rô Phi den in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Rô Phi đen in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Common tilapia in English
Fai chau chak ue in Cantonese
Fai chau chak ue in Chinese (中文)
Gam san tsak in Cantonese
Gam san tsak in Chinese (中文)
Grootbekkurper in Afrikaans
Hawaiian perch in English
Hawaiian sunfish in English
Jahir in Batak
Jahir in Toba, Batak
Japanese fish in English
Java fish in English
Java tilapia in English
Jelebi meen in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Jilebi in Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
Kawasuzume in Japanese (日本語)
Khala in Venda (tshiVenḓa)
Kolathile-meen in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Kurper bream in English
Lapia in Creole, French
Lapia in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Largemouth kurper in English
Largemouth tilapia in English
Malea in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Maleya in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Mandapa in Mahl
Mocambique tilapia in English
Mojarra in English
Mojarra in Spanish (español)
Mosambiek-tilapia in Afrikaans
Mosambiekkurper in Afrikaans
Mosambik-Maulbrüter in German (Deutsch)
Mossambiekkurper in Afrikaans
Mossambik-Buntbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Mossambique tilapia in English
Mossambique-tilapia in Swedish (Svenska)
Mouth-brooder in English
Mozambikskaya tilapiya in Russian (русский язык)
Mozambique cichlid in English
Mozambique mouth-breeder in English
Mozambique mouth-brooder in English
Mozambique mouthbrooder in English
Mozambique tilapia in English
Mozambique tilapia, Mozambique mouthbrooder (German: Mosambik-Maulbrüter) in English
Mozambique-cichlide in Danish (dansk)
Mozambique-mundruger in Danish (dansk)
Mphende in Nyanja
Mujair in Bahasa Indonesia
Mujair in Javanese (basa Jawa)
Mujair in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Natalbaars in Dutch (Nederlands)
Natalbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Nkobue in Sena
Oreochromis mossambicus in Catalan (Català)
Oreochromis mossambicus in French (français)
Para para in Digo
redbelly tilapia in Unknown
Redfin tilapia in English
Rooivinkurper in Afrikaans
Thilapia in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Thipende in Venda (tshiVenḓa)
Tilapia in English
Tilapia in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Tilapia in French (français)
Tilapia in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Tilapia in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Tilapia in Spanish (español)
Tilapia in Sranan
Tilapia in Tagalog
Tilapia in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Tilapia de Mozambique in Spanish (español)
Tilapia del Mozambique in Spanish (español)
Tilapia du Mozambique in French (français)
tilapia mosambica in Spanish (español)
Tilapia mozámbica in Spanish (español)
Tilápia-de-Moçambique in Portuguese (Português)
Tilapya in Creole, French
Trey tilapia khmao in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Tshena in Venda (tshiVenḓa)
Tshikwea in Venda (tshiVenḓa)
Valkoleukatilapia in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Weißkehlbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Wu-Kuo yu in Chinese (中文)
Wu-Kuo yu in Mandarin Chinese
мозамбикская тиляпия in Russian (русский язык)
ஜிலேபி மீன் in Tamil (தமிழ்)
திலேப்பி in Tamil (தமிழ்)
കൊലതിലി മീന്  in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
തിലപിയ്  in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
തിലാപി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
തിലോപ്പി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
カワスズメ(テイラピア) in Japanese (日本語)
南洋鯽仔 in Mandarin Chinese
南洋鲫仔 in Mandarin Chinese
南非非鯽 in Mandarin Chinese
南非非鲫 in Mandarin Chinese
在來吳郭魚 in Mandarin Chinese
在来吴郭鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
莫三鼻口孵魚 in Mandarin Chinese
莫三鼻口孵鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
莫桑比克口孵非鯽 in Mandarin Chinese
莫桑比克口孵非鲫 in Mandarin Chinese
莫桑比克帚齒非鯽 in Mandarin Chinese
莫桑比克帚齿非鲫 in Mandarin Chinese
莫桑比克非鯽 in Mandarin Chinese
莫桑比克非鲫 in Mandarin Chinese
非洲仔 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Oreochromis
Species : Tilapia zillii
Authority : Peters, 1852