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Tilapia macrochir Boulenger, 1912
Synonym for Oreochromis macrochir Boulenger, 1912
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Tilapia; Species: macrochir; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
No
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Comment :   
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Bechuana, African native thiape = fish (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
From the Greek "macros" = big and the Greek "cheir" = hand, or pectoral fin in fishes, referring to the large pectoral fin (Ref. 52307). Also Ref. 13337.
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Synonym
 
 

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