Oreochromis mossambicus, African mouthbrooder, Common tilapia, Japanese fish, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Oreochromis mossambicus, African mouthbrooder, Common tilapia, Japanese fish, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Oreochromis mossambicus

Oreochromis mossambicus Description

Snout long; forehead with relatively large scales, starting with 2 scales between the eyes followed by 9 scales up to the dorsal fin. Adult males develop a pointed, duckbill-like snout due to enlarged jaws, often causing the upper profile to become concav

Oreochromis mossambicus Common Names

  • African mouthbrooder, Common tilapia, Japanese fish

Oreochromis mossambicus Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Oreochromis mossambicus? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Oreochromis mossambicus species belongs to.

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Oreochromis mossambicus, marine species closely related

Oreochromis mossambicus, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Oreochromis mossambicus marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Oreochromis mossambicus. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Oreochromis mossambicus are marked in green.

Oreochromis mossambicus, geographic distribution

Where is Oreochromis mossambicus found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Oreochromis mossambicus can be found.

There is no photo/diving site associated to this marine animal

Oreochromis mossambicus, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Oreochromis mossambicus species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Oreochromis mossambicus.