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Oreochromis mossambicus is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Cichlidae. It is listed as near threatened by IUCN. It is found in marine habitat.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/nearThreatened
  • Definition: A taxon is Near Threatened when it has been evaluated against the criteria but does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered or Vulnerable now, but is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.
  • Attribution: http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/categories-and-criteria
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
  • Definition: An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
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EOL has data for 26 attributes, including:

  • Standard length
    • URI: http://purl.org/obo/owlATOL_0001659
    • Definition: length of a fish measured from the tip of the snout to the posterior end of the last vertebra or to the posterior end of the midlateral portion of the hypural plate. Simply put, this measurement excludes the length of the caudal fin
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    39.0 cm
  • body mass
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    1130 g
  • habitat includes
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    oceanic benthopelagic zone biome
    • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000040
    • Definition: The benthopelagic zone biome comprises regions of the marine water column which usually coincide with the benthic boundary layer (BBL) - the layer of isothermal and isohaline water contiguous to the sea floor. A general reversal in the declining gradient of pelagic biomass may be observed here, perhaps explained by viable nutrition on the sea floor being resuspended by bottom currents. This zone typically extends 100 m above the seafloor, but may reach upto1000 m during benthic storms.
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  • life span
    • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PATO_0000050
    • Definition: A time quality inhering in a bearer by virtue of the bearer's expected maximum age.
    • Comment: Ontology Description: http://obofoundry.org/wiki/index.php/PATO:Main_Page Ontology Source: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/pato.owl
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    11 years
  • water depth
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    1 m