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Tilapia melanotheron

(Rüppell 1852)
  

Tilapia melanotheron was originally described as Sarotherodon melanotheron by Rüppell in 1852. It belongs to the family Cichlidae. It is found in Fresh and Brackish water and its distribution is Western Africa, introduced elsewhere; established in Floida, U.S.A.
Species   melanotheron
AuthorWI   Rüppell [W. P. E. S.]
AuthorNI   Rüppell
Qualification   ---
Year   1852
Status   Synonym
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Tilapia
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Genus   Tilapia
Original Name   Sarotherodon        
Taxon Name   melanotheron
Original Combination   Sarotherodon melanotheron
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Sarotherodon melanotheron
OriginalSubGenus   Sarotherodon
Original Author   Rüppell
Original AuthorWI   Rüppell [W. P. E. S.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1852
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Guinea.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   SMF 1316
Page   21

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Sarotherodon melanotheron
Current Species   melanotheron
Current Genus   Sarotherodon
Current AuthorWI   Rüppell [W. P. E. S.]
Current AuthorNI   Rüppell
Current Year   1852
Current Family   Cichlidae
Current Subfamily  
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Water Fresh and Brackish water
   
Distribution Western Africa, introduced elsewhere; established in Floida, U.S.A.

Current Summary   Synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron  Rüppell 1852. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Tilapia melanotheron  (Rüppell 1852) -- (Lee et al. 1980:773 [ref. 22416]). • Valid as Sarotherodon melanotheron  Rüppell 1852 -- (Paugy & Bénech 1989:304 [ref. 26478], Page & Burr 1991:334 [ref. 18983], Trewavas & Teugels 1991:433 [ref. 20954], Lévèque et al. 1991:145 [ref. 31367], Teugels & Thys van den Audenaerde in Lévêque et al. 1992:766 [ref. 21590], Fuller et al. 1999:446 [ref. 25838], Dankwa et al. 1999:48 [ref. 28023], Falk et al. 2000:1849 [ref. 24775], Falk et al. 2003:81 [ref. 26792], Falk et al. 2003:2191 [ref. 27032], Nelson et al. 2004:153 [ref. 27807], Bogutskaya & Naseka 2004:210 [ref. 28183], Mundy 2005:422 [ref. 28379], Scharpf 2009:10 [ref. 30400], Page & Burr 2011:613 [ref. 31215], Page et al. 2013:157 [ref. 32708]).

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acuticeps Tilapia acuticeps (Steindachner [F.] 1866)Synonym
adolfi Tilapia adolfi Steindachner [F.] 1909Synonym
adolfi Tilapia adolfi (Steindachner [F.] 1915)Synonym
adolphifrederici Tilapia adolphifrederici Boulenger [G. A.] 1914Synonym
aequatorialis Tilapia aequatorialis Roman [B.] 1971Synonym
affinis Tilapia affinis Duméril [A. H. A.] 1861Synonym
alcalica Tilapia alcalica Hilgendorf [F. M.] 1905Synonym
alleni Tilapia alleni Fowler [H. W.] 1931Synonym
amphimelas Tilapia amphimelas Hilgendorf [F. M.] 1905Synonym
andersonii Tilapia andersonii (Castelnau [F. L. de] 1861)Synonym
andreae Tilapia andreae (Günther [A.] 1864)Synonym
ansorgii Tilapia ansorgii Boulenger [G. A.] 1911Synonym
arnoldi Tilapia arnoldi Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.] 1917Synonym
athiensis Tilapia athiensis Boulenger [G. A.] 1916Synonym
aurata Tilapia aurata (Boulenger [G. A.] 1897)Synonym
aurea Tilapia aurea (Steindachner [F.] 1864)Synonym
aurea exul Tilapia aurea exul Steinitz [H.] 1951Synonym
auromarginata Tilapia auromarginata Boulenger [G. A.] 1908Synonym
bakossiorum Tilapia bakossiorum Stiassny [M. L. J.], Schliewen [U. K.] & Dominey [W. J.] 1992Synonym
baloni Tilapia baloni Trewavas [E.] & Stewart [D. J.] 1975Valid
bayoni Tilapia bayoni Boulenger [G. A.] 1911Synonym
bemini Coptodon bemini (Thys van den Audenaerde [D. F. E.] 1972)Valid
bemini Tilapia bemini Thys van den Audenaerde [D. F. E.] 1972Synonym
betsileana Tilapia betsileana Boulenger [G. A.] 1899Synonym
bilineata Congolapia bilineata (Pellegrin [J.] 1900)Valid
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