Collected at the base of Kilimanjaro
Oreochromis jipe collected in a dam at the base on the southern side of Mount Kilimanjaro [Tanzania].Photo by Jasper Roest. (18-Jan-2010). determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Oreochromini

Genus
Oreochromis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
31-Aug-2013

Oreochromis jipe (Lowe, 1955)


Original description as Tilapia jipe:

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  • Lowe, R. H.. 1955. "New species of Tilapia (Pisces, Cichlidae) from Lake Jipe and the Pangani River, East Africa". Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology Series. v. 2(n. 12), pp. 349-368 (crc01627)
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Conservation: Oreochromis jipe is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (CR) critically endangered (2006).

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