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Species profile—Tilapia mariae (spotted tilapia)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) → Cichlidae (cichlids) → Tilapia mariae (spotted tilapia)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Family
Cichlidae (cichlids)
Scientific name
Tilapia mariae Boulenger, 1899
Common name
spotted tilapia
WildNet taxon ID
26939
Alternate name(s)
black mangrove cichlid
Niger cichlid
Niger tilapia
tilapia
Biosecurity Act 2014 (BIO) status
Restricted Matter
Conservation significant
No
Wetland status
Wetland Dependant Species
Endemicity
Introduced
Pest status
Feral Animal
Species environment
Aquatic

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=26939

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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