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Oreochromis niloticus (Nile Tilapia) is a species of bony fishes in the family Cichlidae. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to Ghana, Kenya, Eritrea, Rwenzori Range, Uganda, Angola, Democratic Republic Of The Congo, Gambia River, Chad, Nigeria, Senegal River, Africa, Ethiopia, Niger River, and River Nile. Individuals can grow to 60 cm. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • 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 24 attributes, including:

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