Male in display coloration
A dominant male of Oreochromis amphimelas in display coloration from Lake Manyara [Tanzania] in the aquarium of Anton Lamboj [Austria].Photo by Anton Lamboj. (20-Jul-2018). determiner Anton Lamboj

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Oreochromini

Genus
Oreochromis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
16-Feb-2013

Oreochromis amphimelas (Hilgendorf, 1905)


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Original description as Tilapia amphimelas:

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  • Hilgendorf, F. M. 1905. "Fische von Deutsch und Englisch Ost-Africa". Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik (Jena). v. 22; n. 4; pp. 405-420 (crc00996)

Synonyms (1):

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Conservation: Oreochromis amphimelas is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (NT) near threatened (2006).