Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability
Online Version, Updated 4 May 2020

SEARCH RESULTS FROM

Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
Select the database to search:
GENERA   SPECIES   REFERENCES
Include unavailable names

         Comments: ,

nilotica, Perca Linnaeus [C.] 1758:290 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] Nile River. Holotype: ?NRM LP 10. Type catalog: Fernholm & Wheeler 1983:254 [ref. 20707]. •Valid as Tilapia nilotica (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Uyeno & Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:190 [ref. 6441], Ye in Pan et al. 1991:416 [ref. 23876], Boschung 1992:150 [ref. 23239]). •Valid as Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus 1758) [sometimes with subspecies] -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:20 [ref. 9708], Kawanabe & Mizuno 1989:538 [ref. 25598], Paugy & Bénech 1989:304 [ref. 26478], Coad 1991:21 [ref. 15702], Trewavas & Teugels 1991:330 [ref. 20954], Lévèque et al. 1991:145 [ref. 31367], Teugels & Thys van den Audenaerde in Lévêque et al. 1992:760 [ref. 21590], Kottelat et al. 1993:123 [ref. 23448], Skelton 1993:330 [ref. 24071], Poll & Gosse 1995:284 [ref. 24781], Coad 1995:28 [ref. 23608], Mekkawy 1995:1 [ref. 23990], Zhu 1995:172, 206 [ref. 25213], Rainboth 1996:192 [ref. 22772], Coad 1996:86 [ref. 25304], Lee & Kim 1996:25 [ref. 25726], Cheng & Zhou 1997:309 [ref. 26385], Keith et al. 1999:102 [ref. 24548], Rema Devi & Raghunathan 1999:173 [ref. 24760], Albertson et al. 1999:5108 [ref. 25258], Fuller et al. 1999:441 [ref. 25838], Dankwa et al. 1999:48 [ref. 28023], Nakabo 2000:916 [ref. 25182], Rafique 2000:327 [ref. 25220], Carpenter 2001:3336 [ref. 26131], Kottelat 2001:152 [ref. 25780], Sakai et al. 2001:102 [ref. 25693], Wang et al. 2001:241 [ref. 26566], Skelton 2001:330 [ref. 27406], De Vos et al. 2001:130, 132 [ref. 26059], Kim & Park 2002:342 [ref. 25913], Moyle 2002:422 [ref. 26449], Nakabo 2002:916 [ref. 26193], Roe et al. 2002:903 [ref. 26504], Choi et al. 2003:362, 630 [ref. 26218], Carpenter 2003:1693 [ref. 27092], Rafique et al. 2003:98 [ref. 27173], Mirza 2003:24 [ref. 27265], López et al. 2003:78 [ref. 27366], Hanel 2003:65 [ref. 27894], Nelson et al. 2004:153 [ref. 27807], Seegers et al. 2003:44 [ref. 28087], Menni 2004:88 [ref. 28131], Bogutskaya & Naseka 2004:209 [ref. 28183], Fricke et al. 2007:92 [ref. 29533], Shrestha 2008:220 [ref. 29923], Fricke et al. 2009:77 [ref. 30213], Scharpf 2009:9 [ref. 30400], Minckley & Marsh 2009:267 [ref. 31114], Matamoros et al. 2009:21 [ref. 31241], Coad 2010:267 [ref. 36620], Page & Burr 2011:613 [ref. 31215], Marshall 2011:256 [ref. 31755], Angulo et al. 2013:1005 [ref. 33194], Kottelat 2013:374 [ref. 32989], McMahan et al. 2013:452 [ref. 32422], Page et al. 2013:156 [ref. 32708], Yoshida et al. 2013:172 [ref. 34464], Barriga S. 2014:118 [ref. 35745], Koerber 2014:14 [ref. 33621], Litz & Koerber 2014:35 [ref. 33622], Ramos et al. 2014:5 [ref. 35321], Sarmiento et al. 2014:189 [ref. 35004], Barbieri et al. 2015:104 [ref. 35029], Çiçek et al. 2015:152 [ref. 35151], Jiménez-Prado et al. 2015:339 [ref. 34894], Mirande & Koerber 2015:59 [ref. 35117], Bertaco et al. 2016:435 [ref. 34561], Koeda et al. 2016:64 [ref. 35333], Melo et al. 2016:377 [ref. 35317], Miesen et al. 2016:91 [ref. 34492], Neumann et al. 2016:307 [ref. 35036], Nión et al. 2016:50 [ref. 35565] as niloticus niloticus, Schelly & Stiassny in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2710 [ref. 34618], Zhang et al. 2016:213 [ref. 34477], Costa et al. 2017:45 [ref. 35684], Labatos 2017:4 [ref. 36239] as niloticus niloticus, Bruton et al. 2018:110 [ref. 36373], Fricke et al. 2018:251 [ref. 35805], Robins et al. 2018:389 [ref. 35886], Romero-Berny et al. 2018:92 [ref. 35859], Ćaleta et al. 2019:184 [ref. 37026], González-Murcia et al. 2019:294 [ref. 36544], Lorenzoni et al. 2019:252 [ref. 37108], Ng et al. 2019:536 [ref. 36606], Skelton 2019:229 [ref. 36564], Angulo et al. 2020:6 [ref. 37425]). Current status: Valid as Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus 1758). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Northern and eastern Africa. Widely introduced elsewhere, including Mississippi and Florida (U.S.A.), Honduras, Costa Rica, Brazil, Ecuador, Uruguay, Argentina, Madagascar, Malaysia, Philippines and southern Japan. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.