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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus: Tilapia

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44 species (see list below)

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Photo by Bornstein, A.

Africa
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Tilapia bakossiorum Stiassny, Schliewen & Dominey, 1992

Photo by Bornstein, A.
 
Tilapia bakossiorum
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL

 
Tilapia baloni
[]

Photo by Bornstein, A.

Africa
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Tilapia bemini Thys van den Audenaerde, 1972

Photo by Bornstein, A.
 
Tilapia bemini
[]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

Africa
Max. Length 24.8 cm SL
Tilapia brevimanus Boulenger, 1911

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Tilapia brevimanus
[]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

Africa
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Tilapia busumana (Günther, 1903)

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Tilapia busumana
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 30.8 cm SL
Tilapia buttikoferi (Hubrecht, 1881)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Tilapia buttikoferi
[]

Photo by Bornstein, A.

Africa
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL
Tilapia bythobates Stiassny, Schliewen & Dominey, 1992

Photo by Bornstein, A.
 
Tilapia bythobates
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Tilapia cabrae Boulenger, 1899

Photo by RMCA
 
Tilapia cabrae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 32.1 cm SL

 
Tilapia cameronensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 13.6 cm TL

 
Tilapia camerunensis
[]

Photo by Hofinger, E.

Africa
Max. Length 20.8 cm SL
Tilapia cessiana Thys van den Audenaerde, 1968

Photo by Hofinger, E.
 
Tilapia cessiana
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 16.1 cm TL
Tilapia coffea Thys van den Audenaerde, 1970

Photo by RMCA
 
Tilapia coffea
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Tilapia congica Poll & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1960

Photo by RMCA
 
Tilapia congica
[]

Photo by Mody, K.

Africa
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Tilapia dageti Thys van den Audenaerde, 1971

Photo by Mody, K.
 
Tilapia dageti
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Tilapia deckerti Thys van den Audenaerde, 1967

Photo by RMCA
 
Tilapia deckerti
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Photo by Dubosc, J.

Africa
Max. Length 22.5 cm TL
Tilapia discolor (Günther, 1903)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Tilapia discolor
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No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 20.0 cm SL

 
Tilapia ejagham
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No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Tilapia flava
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No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Tilapia fusiforme
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Africa
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Tilapia guinasana Trewavas, 1936

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Tilapia guinasana
[Otjikoto tilapia]

Photo by Melandri, G.

Africa
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Tilapia guineensis (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Melandri, G.
 
Tilapia guineensis
[Guinean tilapia]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Tilapia gutturosa
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Tilapia imbriferna
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Tilapia ismailiaensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Tilapia jallae
[]

Photo by Nilsson, K.

Africa
Max. Length 9.6 cm TL
Tilapia joka Thys van den Audenaerde, 1969

Photo by Nilsson, K.
 
Tilapia joka
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No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Tilapia konkourensis
[]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Tilapia kottae Lönnberg, 1904

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Tilapia kottae
[]

Photo by Albering, J.

Africa
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Tilapia louka Thys van den Audenaerde, 1969

Photo by Albering, J.
 
Tilapia louka
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL
Tilapia margaritacea Boulenger, 1916

Photo by RMCA
 
Tilapia margaritacea
[]

Photo by Svensson, A.

Africa
Max. Length 32.3 cm SL
Tilapia mariae Boulenger, 1899

Photo by Svensson, A.
 
Tilapia mariae
[Spotted tilapia]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Tilapia nigrans
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Tilapia nyongana Thys van den Audenaerde, 1971

Photo by RMCA
 
Tilapia nyongana
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Tilapia pra
[]

Photo by Seegers, L.

Africa
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Tilapia rendalli (Boulenger, 1897)

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Tilapia rendalli
[Redbreast tilapia]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Tilapia rheophila
[]

Photo by Dunz, A.

Africa
Max. Length 10.4 cm TL
Tilapia ruweti (Poll & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1965)

Photo by Dunz, A.
 
Tilapia ruweti
[Okavango tilapia]

Photo by Albering, J.

Africa
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL
Tilapia snyderae Stiassny, Schliewen & Dominey, 1992

Photo by Albering, J.
 
Tilapia snyderae
[]

Photo by Seegers, L.

Africa
Max. Length 23.5 cm TL
Tilapia sparrmanii Smith, 1840

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Tilapia sparrmanii
[Banded tilapia]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 13.7 cm SL

 
Tilapia spongotroktis
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Tilapia tholloni (Sauvage, 1884)

Photo by RMCA
 
Tilapia tholloni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Tilapia thysi
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Tilapia walteri Thys van den Audenaerde, 1968

Photo by RMCA
 
Tilapia walteri
[]

Photo by Azeroual, A.

Israel.
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Tilapia zillii (Gervais, 1848)

Photo by Azeroual, A.
 
Tilapia zillii
[Redbelly tilapia]
44 Species of Family Cichlidae with Genus Tilapia
(Cichlids)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1992 Tilapia bakossiorum Africa 7 SL
1975 Tilapia baloni Africa 17.5 TL
1972 Tilapia bemini Africa 6.7 SL
1911 Tilapia brevimanus Africa 24.8 SL
1903 Tilapia busumana Africa 18 SL
1881 Tilapia buttikoferi Africa 30.8 SL
1992 Tilapia bythobates Africa 12.6 SL
1899 Tilapia cabrae Africa 37 TL
1927 Tilapia cameronensis Africa 32.1 SL
1903 Tilapia camerunensis Africa 13.6 TL
1968 Tilapia cessiana Africa 20.8 SL
1970 Tilapia coffea Africa 16.1 TL
1960 Tilapia congica Africa 25 TL
1971 Tilapia dageti Africa 40 TL
1967 Tilapia deckerti Africa 20 TL
1903 Tilapia discolor Africa 22.5 TL
2010 Tilapia ejagham Africa 20.0 SL
1992 Tilapia flava Africa 8.2 SL
2010 Tilapia fusiforme Africa 8 SL
1936 Tilapia guinasana Otjikoto tilapia Africa 14 TL
1862 Tilapia guineensis Guinean tilapia Africa 30 SL
1992 Tilapia gutturosa Africa 6.4 SL
1992 Tilapia imbriferna Africa 13.2 SL
1995 Tilapia ismailiaensis Africa 9.3 SL
1896 Tilapia jallae Africa 7.5 TL
1969 Tilapia joka Africa 9.6 TL
2012 Tilapia konkourensis Africa 8.5 SL
1904 Tilapia kottae Africa 15 TL
1969 Tilapia louka Africa 25 TL
1916 Tilapia margaritacea Africa 17.5 TL
1899 Tilapia mariae Spotted tilapia Africa 32.3 SL
2010 Tilapia nigrans Africa 15.3 SL
1971 Tilapia nyongana Africa 21 TL
2010 Tilapia pra Africa 12.7 SL
1897 Tilapia rendalli Redbreast tilapia Africa 45 TL
1962 Tilapia rheophila Africa 10 TL
1965 Tilapia ruweti Okavango tilapia Africa 10.4 TL
1992 Tilapia snyderae Africa 4.9 SL
1840 Tilapia sparrmanii Banded tilapia Africa 23.5 TL
1992 Tilapia spongotroktis Africa 13.7 SL
1884 Tilapia tholloni Africa 22 TL
1992 Tilapia thysi Africa 6.4 SL
1968 Tilapia walteri Africa 27 TL
1848 Tilapia zillii Redbelly tilapia Israel. 40 SL



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