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Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852)
Accepted name

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  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status :   
Accepted name
  Status details :   
senior synonym, new combination
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  Etymology of generic noun :   
Latin, aurum = gold + Greek, chromis = a fish, perhaps a perch (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet :   
From the Greek words oreos=of the mountains and chroma=color; mossambica describes the geographic area, Mozambique, to which the species is native (Ref. 79012).
  Link to references :   
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases :   
ITIS TSN : 170015 | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS