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Sarotherodon galilaeus

(Linnaeus 1758)

Sarotherodon galilaeus was originally described as Sparus galilaeus by Linnaeus in 1758. It belongs to the family Cichlidae and subfamily Pseudocrenilabrinae. It is found in Fresh and Brackish water.
Species   galilaeus
AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Qualification   ---
Year   1758
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Pseudocrenilabrinae Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus   Sarotherodon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Subfamily   Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus   Sarotherodon
Original Name   Sparus        
Taxon Name   galilaeus
Original Combination   Sparus galilaeus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Sparus galilaeus
OriginalSubGenus   Sparus
Original Author   Linnaeus
Original AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1758
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pseudocrenilabrinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Lake Tiberias [Galilée], Israel.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   282

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Sarotherodon galilaeus
Current Species galilaeus
Current Genus Sarotherodon
Current AuthorWI Linnaeus [C.]
Current AuthorNI Linnaeus
Current Year 1758
Current Family Cichlidae
Current Subfamily
Pseudocrenilabrinae Pseudocrenilabrinae

Habitat freshwater, brackish.        
Water Fresh and Brackish water

Current Summary   Valid as Sarotherodon galilaeus  (Linnaeus 1758). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.
Name History   •Valid as Tilapia galilaea and attributed to Artedi -- (Goren 1974:102 [ref. 7502]). •Valid as Sarotherodon galilaeus (Linnaeus 1758), subspecies galilaeus -- (Seegers et al. 2003:45 [ref. 28087], Stiassny et al. 2007:391 [ref. 30045]). •Valid as Sarotherodon galilaeus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Krupp & Schneider 1989:398 [ref. 13651], Lévêque et al. 1989:122 [ref. 26480], Paugy & Bénech 1989:304 [ref. 26478], Lévêque 1990:43 [ref. 19786], Paugy et al. 1990:342 [ref. 26477], Trewavas & Teugels 1991:426 [ref. 20954], Lévèque et al. 1991:145 [ref. 31367], Teugels & Thys van den Audenaerde in Lévêque et al. 1992:772 [ref. 21590], Mekkawy 1995:2 [ref. 23990], Coad 1996:86 [ref. 25304], Dankwa et al. 1999:48 [ref. 28023], Çiçek et al. 2015:152 [ref. 35151], Neumann et al. 2016:307 [ref. 35036] and as cf. galilaeus, Skelton 2019:229 [ref. 36564]).

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aequatorialis Sarotherodon aequatorialis (Roman [B.] 1971)Synonym
alcalica Sarotherodon alcalica (Hilgendorf [F. M.] 1905)Synonym
alcalicum alcalicum Sarotherodon alcalicum alcalicum (Hilgendorf [F. M.] 1905)Synonym
alcalicus grahami Sarotherodon alcalicus grahami Boulenger [G. A.] 1912Synonym
amphimelas Sarotherodon amphimelas (Hilgendorf [F. M.] 1905)Synonym
andersonii Sarotherodon andersonii (Castelnau [F. L.] 1861)Synonym
angolensis Sarotherodon angolensis Trewavas [E.] 1973Synonym
aureus Sarotherodon aureus (Steindachner [F.] 1864)Synonym
caroli Sarotherodon caroli (Holly [M.] 1930)Valid
caudomarginatus Sarotherodon caudomarginatus (Boulenger [G. A.] 1916)Valid
chilwae Sarotherodon chilwae (Trewavas [E.] 1966)Synonym
chungruruensis Sarotherodon chungruruensis (Ahl [E.] 1924)Synonym
dolloi Sarotherodon dolloi (Boulenger [G. A.] 1899)Synonym
esculentus Sarotherodon esculentus (Graham [M.] 1928)Synonym
galilaeus boulengeri Sarotherodon galilaeus boulengeri (Pellegrin [J.] 1903)Synonym
galilaeus galilaeus Sarotherodon galilaeus galilaeus (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Synonym
galilaeus multifasciatus Sarotherodon galilaeus multifasciatus Günther [A.] 1903Synonym
galilaeus sanagaensis Sarotherodon galilaeus sanagaensis (Thys van den Audenaerde [D. F. E.] 1966)Synonym
girigan Sarotherodon girigan (Lowe [R. H.] 1955)Synonym
hornorum Sarotherodon hornorum (Trewavas [E.] 1966)Synonym
hunteri Sarotherodon hunteri (Günther [A.] 1889)Synonym
jipe Sarotherodon jipe (Lowe [R. H.] 1955)Synonym
karoma Sarotherodon karoma (Poll [M.] 1948)Synonym
karomo Sarotherodon karomo (Poll [M.] 1948)Synonym
karongae Sarotherodon karongae (Trewavas [E.] 1941)Synonym
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