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Oreochromis vorax

(Pfeffer 1893)

Oreochromis vorax was originally described as Chromis vorax by Pfeffer in 1893. It belongs to the family Cichlidae and subfamily Pseudocrenilabrinae. It is found in Fresh and Brackish water.
Species   vorax
AuthorWI   Pfeffer [G. J.]
AuthorNI   Pfeffer
Qualification   ---
Year   1893
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Pseudocrenilabrinae Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus   Oreochromis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Subfamily   Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus   Oreochromis
Original Name   Chromis        
Taxon Name   vorax
Original Combination   Chromis vorax
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chromis vorax
OriginalSubGenus   Chromis
Original Author   Pfeffer
Original AuthorWI   Pfeffer [G. J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1893
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pseudocrenilabrinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Mozambique.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Wilkens & Dohse 1993:406 [ref. 21161] with a holotype.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   ZMH H399
Page   151 [23]
Illustrations   Pl. 2 (figs. 9-11)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Oreochromis mossambicus
Current Species mossambicus
Current Genus Oreochromis
Current AuthorWI Peters [W. C. H.]
Current AuthorNI Peters
Current Year 1852
Current Family Cichlidae
Current Subfamily
Pseudocrenilabrinae Pseudocrenilabrinae

Habitat freshwater, brackish.        
Water Fresh and Brackish water

Current Summary   Synonym of Oreochromis mossambicus  (Peters 1852). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.
Name History   •Synonym of Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters 1852) -- (Trewavas & Teugels 1991:327 [ref. 20954]).

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adolfi Oreochromis adolfi (Steindachner [F.] 1915)Synonym
alcalicus Oreochromis alcalicus (Hilgendorf [F. M.] 1905)Valid
alcalicus alcalicus Oreochromis alcalicus alcalicus (Hilgendorf [F. M.] 1905)Synonym
alcalicus grahami Oreochromis alcalicus grahami Boulenger [G. A.] 1912Synonym
alleni Oreochromis alleni (Fowler [H. W.] 1931)Synonym
amphimelas Oreochromis amphimelas (Hilgendorf [F. M.] 1905)Valid
anderson Oreochromis anderson (Castelnau [F. L.] 1861)Synonym
andersoni Oreochromis andersoni (Castelnau [F. L.] 1861)Synonym
andersonii Oreochromis andersonii (Castelnau [F. L.] 1861)Valid
angolensis Oreochromis angolensis (Trewavas [E.] 1973)Valid
arnoldi Oreochromis arnoldi (Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.] 1917)Synonym
athiensis Oreochromis athiensis (Boulenger [G. A.] 1916)Synonym
aureus Oreochromis aureus (Steindachner [F.] 1864)Valid
browni Oreochromis browni (Nichols [J. T.] 1923)Synonym
calciati Oreochromis calciati (Gianferrari [L.] 1924)Synonym
chapmanii Oreochromis chapmanii (Castelnau [F. L.] 1861)Synonym
chungruruensis Oreochromis chungruruensis (Ahl [E.] 1924)Valid
danconai Oreochromis danconai Di Caporiacco [L.] 1948Synonym
dumerilii Oreochromis dumerilii (Steindachner [F.] 1864)Synonym
esculentus Oreochromis esculentus (Graham [M.] 1928)Valid
exul Oreochromis exul (Steinitz [H.] 1951)Synonym
flavomarginata Oreochromis flavomarginata (Boulenger [G. A.] 1899)Synonym
grahami Oreochromis grahami (Boulenger [G. A.] 1912)Valid
guentheri Oreochromis guentheri (Steindachner [F.] 1864)Synonym
hornorum Oreochromis hornorum (Trewavas [E.] 1966)Synonym
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