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Oreochromis andersonii
(three spotted tilapia)

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Oreochromis andersonii (three spotted tilapia)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 13 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Oreochromis andersonii
  • Preferred Common Name
  • three spotted tilapia
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Actinopterygii
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Oreochromis andersonii (Castelnau, 1861)

Preferred Common Name

  • three spotted tilapia

Other Scientific Names

  • Chromys andersonii Castelnau, 1861
  • Oreochromis anderson (Castelnau, 1861)
  • Oreochromis andersoni (Castelnau, 1861)
  • Sarotherodon andersonii (Castelnau, 1861)
  • Tilapia andersonii (Castelnau, 1861)
  • Tilapia kafuensis Boulenger, 1912
  • Tilapia natalensis (non Weber)

International Common Names

  • English: threespot bream; threespot tilapia

Local Common Names

  • Namibia: driekol-tilapia

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Actinopterygii
  •                     Order: Perciformes
  •                         Family: Cichlidae
  •                             Genus: Oreochromis
  •                                 Species: Oreochromis andersonii

Invasive Species Threats

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Invasive SpeciesWhere ThreatenedMechanismReferencesNotes
Oreochromis niloticus (Nile tilapia)Competition; Competition - monopolizing resources