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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus: Sarotherodon

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Max. Length 18.6 cm SL

 
Sarotherodon caroli
[Fissi]



Africa
Max. Length 15.6 cm SL
Sarotherodon caudomarginatus (Boulenger, 1916)

Photo by Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.
 
Sarotherodon caudomarginatus
[]



Africa and Eurasia
Max. Length 39.5 cm TL
Sarotherodon galilaeus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Nightingale, A.
 
Sarotherodon galilaeus
[Mango tilapia]



Africa
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Sarotherodon knauerae Neumann, Stiassny & Schliewen, 2011

Photo by Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Sarotherodon knauerae
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Max. Length 10.5 cm SL

 
Sarotherodon lamprechti
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Africa
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL
Sarotherodon linnellii (Lönnberg, 1903)

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Sarotherodon linnellii
[Blackfin tilapia]



Africa
Max. Length 16.2 cm SL
Sarotherodon lohbergeri (Holly, 1930)

Photo by Photo by Albering, J.
 
Sarotherodon lohbergeri
[Keppi]



Africa
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell, 1852

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Sarotherodon melanotheron
[Blackchin tilapia]



Africa
Max. Length 20.2 cm SL
Sarotherodon mvogoi (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1965)

Photo by Photo by RMCA
 
Sarotherodon mvogoi
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Africa
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Sarotherodon nigripinnis (Guichenot, 1861)

Photo by Photo by RMCA
 
Sarotherodon nigripinnis
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Africa
Max. Length 28.3 cm SL
Sarotherodon occidentalis (Daget, 1962)

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Sarotherodon occidentalis
[]



Africa
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL
Sarotherodon steinbachi (Trewavas, 1962)

Photo by Photo by Albering, J.
 
Sarotherodon steinbachi
[Kululu]



Africa
Max. Length 17.9 cm SL
Sarotherodon tournieri (Daget, 1965)

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Sarotherodon tournieri
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Sarotherodon caroli Fissi Africa 18.6 SL 1930
Sarotherodon caudomarginatus Africa 15.6 SL 1916
Sarotherodon galilaeus Mango tilapia Africa and Eurasia 39.5 TL 1758
Sarotherodon knauerae Africa 7.7 SL 2011
Sarotherodon lamprechti Africa 10.5 SL 2011
Sarotherodon linnellii Blackfin tilapia Africa 18.5 SL 1903
Sarotherodon lohbergeri Keppi Africa 16.2 SL 1930
Sarotherodon melanotheron Blackchin tilapia Africa 28 SL 1852
Sarotherodon mvogoi Africa 20.2 SL 1965
Sarotherodon nigripinnis Africa 18 SL 1861
Sarotherodon occidentalis Africa 28.3 SL 1962
Sarotherodon steinbachi Kululu Africa 11.3 SL 1962
Sarotherodon tournieri Africa 17.9 SL 1965



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