Tilapia baloni

Tilapia baloni is a species of Cichlid native to the Congo River basin of western Zambia.[2] It is named after Polish-Canadian ichthyologist Eugene K. Balon.[3]

Tilapia baloni
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cichliformes
Family: Cichlidae
Genus: Tilapia
T. baloni
Binomial name
Tilapia baloni
(Trewavas, Stewart 1975)


  1. ^ Moelants, T. (2010). "Tilapia baloni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2010: e.T181659A7699878. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-3.RLTS.T181659A7699878.en.
  2. ^ Ethelwynn Trewavas, Donald J. Stewart "A new species of Tilapia (Pisces, Cichlidae) in the Zambian Zaire." Bull. Brit. Mus. Hist. Zool. (1975), vol. 28, blz. 191-197
  3. ^ Christopher Scharpf & Kenneth J. Lazara (25 September 2018). "Order CICHLIFORMES: Family CICHLIDAE: Subfamily PSEUDOCRENILABRINAE (p-y)". The ETYFish Project Fish Name Etymology Database. Christopher Scharpf and Kenneth J. Lazara. Retrieved 10 February 2019.

Further readingEdit

  • Eschmeyer, William N., ed. 1998. Catalog of Fishes. Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, núm. 1, vol. 1–3. California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco. 2905. ISBN 0-940228-47-5.
  • Fenner, Robert M.: The Conscientious Marine Aquarist. Neptune City, New Jersey: T.F.H. Publications, 2001.
  • Helfman, G., B. Collette y D. Facey: The diversity of fishes. Blackwell Science, Malden, Massachusetts, 1997.
  • Hoese, D.F. 1986. A M.M. Smith y P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.
  • Maugé, L.A. 1986. A J. Daget, J.-P. Gosse y D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde (eds.) Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa (CLOFFA). ISNB, Brussels; MRAC, Tervuren, Belgium; y ORSTOM, Paris. Vol. 2.
  • Moyle, P. y J. Cech.: Fishes: An Introduction to Ichthyology, 4a. edición, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall.2000.
  • Nelson, J.: Fishes of the World, 3rd. edition. New York: John Wiley and Sons.1994.
  • Wheeler, A.: The World Encyclopedia of Fishes, 2nd. edition, London: Macdonald. 1985.