Blue Tilapia, Oreochromis aureus (Steindachner 1864)


Summary:
Although recorded from estuarine and fresh waters north of Cairns, Queensland, this record is likely based on a hybrid of O. mossambicus with one of three additional Oreochromis species, including O. aureus (see Mather & Arthington 1991, Arthington et al. 1999)

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Oreochromis aureus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 30 Jan 2020, http://136.154.202.208/Home/species/5526

Blue Tilapia, Oreochromis aureus (Steindachner 1864)

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Recorded from estuarine and fresh waters north of Cairns, Queensland. This record may be based on a hybrid of O. mossambicus with one of three additional Oreochromis species, including O. aureus (see Mather & Arthington 1991, Arthington et al 1999)

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CAAB Code:37371016

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