Male in dominant cloration
A male of Tilapia ruweti in dominant coloration in the aquarium of Pat Tosie [USA] (feb-2012).Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (16-Feb-2012). determiner Rico Morgenstern

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Tilapiini

Genus
Tilapia

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
30-May-2010

Tilapia ruweti (Poll & Thys Van Den Audenaerde, 1965)


Original description as Pelmatochromis ruweti:

ZooBank:75988D6F-F8CB-4CB9-B423-C274203E7BDD.

  • Poll, Max & D. F. E. Thys van den Audenaerde. 1965. "Deux cichlidae nouveaux du Sud du Bassin du Congo". Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines. pp. 322-333 (crc00193)

Conservation: Tilapia ruweti is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2009).

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