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Lake Rukwa Tilapia

Oreochromis rukwaensis (Hilgendorf & Pappenheim 1903)

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Oreochromis rukwaensis (Lake Rukwa Tilapia) is a species of ray-finned fishes in the family Cichlidae. They are listed as vulnerable by IUCN. They are associated with freshwater habitat. Individuals can grow to 33.0 cm. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 15 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Lake Rukwa tilapia. View this species on GBIF