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A freshwater fish used as an experimental organism and for food. This genus of the family Cichlidae (CICHLIDS) inhabits Central and South America (one species extends north into Texas), West Indies, Africa, Madagascar, Syria, and coastal India.

Year introduced: 1993

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Tree Number(s): B01.050.150.900.493.602.200.800

MeSH Unique ID: D017210

Entry Terms:

  • Tilapia mossambica
  • Mozambique Tilapia
  • Mozambique Tilapias
  • Tilapia, Mozambique
  • Tilapias, Mozambique
  • Oreochromis mossambicus

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