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Oreochromis aureus (Blue Tilapia) is a species of bony fishes in the family Cichlidae. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to Senegal, Niger, Chad, Mali, Jordan, Egypt, Israel, Cameroon, Nigeria, and Saudi Arabia. Individuals can grow to 45.7 cm. They have sexual reproduction.

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