Freshly collected from Lake Nyagamoma
A male of an individual of Oreochromis karomo freshly collected at Lake Nyagamoma, Malagarasi drainage [Tanzania].Photo by Hans van Heusden. (27-Sep-2012). determiner Rico Morgenstern

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Oreochromini

Genus
Oreochromis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
03-Mar-2014

Oreochromis karomo (Poll, 1948)


Original description as Tilapia karomo:

ZooBank:EC4A6BFB-62A8-4442-A9DC-63FDED228DA1.

  • Poll, Max. 1948. "Descriptions de Cichlidae nouveaux recueillis par la mission hydrobiologique belge au Lac Tanganika (1946-1947)". Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique. v. 24(n. 26), pp. 1-31 (crc00136)
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Conservation: Oreochromis karomo 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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