Male in the aquarium
Tilapia busumana from Lake Busum Chi in the aquarium of Anton Lamboj.Photo by Anton Lamboj. determiner Anton Lamboj

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Tilapiini

Genus
Tilapia

Status
valid


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Published:

Last updated on:
16-Sep-2011

Tilapia busumana (Günther, 1903)


Original description as Chromis busumanus:

ZooBank:A12ADC34-4C54-4B95-82A2-AD834E96C14D.

  • Günther, Albert C. L. G. 1903. "Last account of fishes collected by Mr. R. B. N. Walker, C. M. Z. S., on the Gold Coast". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1902 (2) pp. 330-339 (crc00693)

Conservation: Tilapia busumana is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (2006).

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