Oreochromis korogwe

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Korogwe tilapia
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cichliformes
Family: Cichlidae
Genus: Oreochromis
Species: O. korogwe
Binomial name
Oreochromis korogwe
(R. H. Lowe, 1955)
  • Tilapia mossambica korogwe R. H. Lowe, 1955
  • Sarotherodon korogwe (R. H. Lowe, 1955)
  • Tilapia korogwe (R. H. Lowe, 1955)

Oreochromis korogwe (Korogwe tilapia) is a species of cichlid native to Kenya and Tanzania, where it occurs in the Pangani River system, as well as the Zigi River. This species can reach a standard length of 20.8 cm (8.2 in).[2]


  1. ^ Hanssens, M. 2006. Oreochromis korogwe. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. www.iucnredlist.org Archived 27 June 2014 at the Wayback Machine.. Downloaded on 8 May 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Oreochromis korogwe" in FishBase. April 2013 version.