Oreochromis mossambicus

Mosambique Tilapia
Introduce
NT
Near Threatened
IUCN Red List
ver 3.1, 2007
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Taxonomy

  • Kingdom
  • Phylum
  • Class
  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    mossambicus
  • Author
    (Peters, 1852)
  • Common
    African Mouthbrooder (English), African Perch (English), African Tilapia (English), Blue Bream (English), Ikan Mudjair (Malay), Mosambique Tilapia (Malay), Mozambique Tilapia (English), Tilapia (Malay) & Tilapia Afrika (Malay)
  • Residential
    Introduce
The taxanomic status is pending for approval

Habitats

No Description Suitability Seasonality
1
Artificial - Aquatic → Aquaculture Ponds
Suitable Unknown
2
Artificial - Aquatic → Canals and Drainage Channels, Ditches
Suitable Unknown
3
Artificial - Aquatic → Irrigated Land [includes irrigation channels]
Marginal Unknown
4
Artificial - Aquatic → Ponds [below 8 ha]
Suitable Unknown
5
Artificial - Aquatic → Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land
Suitable Unknown
6
Artificial - Aquatic → Water Storage Areas [over 8 ha]
Suitable Unknown
7
Marine Coastal/Supratidal → Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes
Suitable Unknown
8
Marine Coastal/Supratidal → Coastal Freshwater Lakes
Suitable Unknown
9
Marine Intertidal → Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses)
Marginal Unknown
10
Marine Neritic → Estuaries
Suitable Unknown
11
Wetlands → Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands [generally over 8 ha]
Suitable Unknown
12
Wetlands → Permanent Freshwater Lakes [over 8 ha]
Suitable Unknown
13
Wetlands → Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools [under 8 ha]
Suitable Unknown
14
Wetlands → Permanent Inland Deltas
Suitable Unknown
15
Wetlands → Permanent Rivers, Streams, Creeks [includes waterfalls]
Suitable Unknown
16
Wetlands → Permanent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Lakes
Suitable Unknown
17
Wetlands → Permanent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Marshes/Pools
Suitable Unknown
18
Wetlands → Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes [over 8 ha]
Suitable Unknown
19
Wetlands → Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools [under 8 ha]
Suitable Unknown
20
Wetlands → Seasonal/Intermittent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Lakes and Flats
Suitable Unknown
21
Wetlands → Seasonal/Intermittent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Marshes/Pools
Suitable Unknown
22
Wetlands → Seasonal/Intermittent/Irregular Rivers, Streams, Creeks
Suitable Unknown
References : http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/classification-schemes/habitats-classification-scheme-ver3

Assessment

Specimen

Collection Center Total
4

Biodiversity Experts

Profile
Amirrudin Bin Ahmad (Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
  • Amphibians
  • Dragonflies and Damselflies
  • Fishes
  • Reptiles
  • Biodiversity
  • Data Analysis
  • Digital Sequence Information (DSI)
  • Living Modified Organism (LMO)
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Protected Areas
  • Invasive Alien Species
  • PM
Annie Christianus (Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Fishes
  • Agricultural
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Water
  • PM
  • SBH
Aziz Bin Arshad (Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Fishes (Taxonomy)
  • Crustaceans (Taxonomy)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • Crustaceans (Ecology)
  • Molluscs (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Marine & Coastal
  • PM
Charles Leh Moi Ung (Dr.)
Sarawak Museum Department (JMS)
  • Fishes
  • Turtles
  • Crustaceans
  • Biodiversity
  • Science
  • SWK
Chong Ving Ching (Prof. Dr.)
University of Malaya (UM)
  • Fishes
  • Agricultural
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Environment
  • Biodiversity
  • PM
Jeffrine Rovie Ryan Japning (Mr.)
Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN)
  • Monkeys
  • Fishes
  • Mammals
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Data Analysis
  • Evolution
  • Genetics
  • Molecular
  • Protected Areas
  • Science
  • Technology
  • PM
  • SBH
  • SWK
  • SEA
Kaviarasu Munian (Mr.)
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
  • Reptiles (Ecology)
  • Amphibians (Ecology)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • PM
Kayal Vizi Karuppannan (Mrs.)
Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN)
  • Elephants
  • Fishes
  • Mammals
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Evolution
  • Genetics
  • Molecular
  • Protected Areas
  • Digital Sequence Information (DSI)
  • PM
Khaironizam Md Zain (Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Fishes
  • Insects
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Science
  • PM
Seah Ying Giat (Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
  • Fishes (Taxonomy)
  • Biodiversity
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Molecular
  • PM
  • SBH
  • SWK
Siti Azizah Mohd Nor (Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Crustaceans
  • Fishes
  • Molluscs
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Molecular
  • PM
  • SBH
  • SWK
  • SEA
  • W
Siti Tafzilmeriam Sheikh Abdul Kadir (Mrs.)
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
  • Fishes
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Environment
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Science
  • PM
  • SBH
  • SWK
  • SEA
Syaizwan Zahmir Zulkifli (Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Birds (Ecology)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • Molluscs (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Water
Zarul Hazrin Hashim (Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Data Analysis
  • Ecosystems
  • Environment
  • Protected Areas
  • Water
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Climate Change
  • Invasive Alien Species
  • PM
  • SWK
PM - Peninsular Malaysia; SBH - Sabah; SWK - Sarawak; SEA - Southeast Asia; W - World;

References

Article
  1. Ng, C.KC, Abdullah, F., Biun, H., Ibrahim, M.K., Mustapha, S. & Sade, A. (2017). Review: A Working Checklist of the Freshwater Fish Diversity for Habitat Management and Conservation Work in Sabah, Malaysia, North Borneo. 18 (2): pp. 560-574
  2. Allen, D.J., Smith, K.G. & Darwall, W.R.T. (2012). The Status and Distribution of Freshwater Biodiversity in Indo-Burma. : pp. 158 — [ Adobe PDF (PDF) ]
  3. Chong, V.C., Lee, P.K.Y. & Lau, C.M. (2010). Diversity, extinction risk and conservation of Malaysian fishes. Journal of Fish Biology 76 (9): pp. 2009-2066
  4. Wilkinson, C.L. & Tan, H.H. (2018). Fishes of the Brantian drainage, Sabah, Malaysia, with description of a new Rasbora species (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 66: pp. 595-609
Book
  1. Action Plan for Aquatic Invasive Alien Species in Malaysia, 2007. Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department , Malaysia. pp. 1-53.
  2. ASEAN Biodiversity Outlook 2, 2017. ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity, Philippines. pp. 220. — [ Adobe PDF (PDF) ]
  3. Ambak, M.A., Mansor, M.I., Zakaria, M.Z. & Mazlan, A.G. (2010). Fishes of Malaysia. Penerbit UMT, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia. pp. 334.
  4. Shaharuddin, M.I., Sahidin, A.R., Nor, S.M., Jalil, M.S., Razani, U., Nik Mohd. Shah, N.M. & Latiff, A. (2005). Gunung Nuang, Selangor: Persekitaran Fizikal dan Kepelbagaian Biologi. Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia, Malaysia. pp. 221.
  5. Ang, L.H., Ravinder, Kaur & Zoal Azha, Yusof (2012). Rimba Bidor: A Gift to Nature. Tin Tailings Afforestation Centre, Malaysia. pp. 108.
  6. Yoshida, T, Motomura, H, Musikasinthorn, P & Matsuura,, K (2013). Fishes of Northern Gulf of Thailand, Volume 8. National Museum of Nature and Science,Tsukuba. Research Institute for Humanity and Nature,Kyoto. Kagoshima University Museum, Kagoshima., Japan. pp. 239.

Acknowledgements :- Mr. Ahmad Amir Firdaus Bin Mad Apandi, Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Ms. Aziemah Binti Kinan, Ms. Heng Pooi San, Ms. Mira Farzana Binti Mohamad Mokhtar, Ms. Nurfadzilah Bt Azmi, Ms. Nursyafiqa Madzlen, Ms. Nurul Fatinizzati Binti Abd Halim, Mr. Tan Kok Kiat & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

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