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African Blackchin Tilapia

Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852

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Sarotherodon melanotheron (African Blackchin Tilapia) is a species of bony fishes in the family Cichlidae. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to Ethiopia. They are nocturnal detritivores. Individuals can grow to 28 cm. They have sexual reproduction. They have parental care (paternal care and female provides care). They rely on swimming to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 34 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of African blackchin tilapia. View this species on GBIF