Species Details : Lates niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758)

You selected Lates niloticus macrolepidotus Pellegrin, 1922. This is a synonym for:

Accepted scientific name:
Lates niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Lates niloticus  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonyms:
Centropomus niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Centropomus niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Labrus niloticus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Labrus niloticus Linnaeus, 1758
Lates albertianus Worthington, 1929 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Lates albertianus Worthington, 1929
Lates niloticus albertianus Worthington, 1929 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Lates niloticus albertianus Worthington, 1929
Lates niloticus macrolepidota Pellegrin, 1922 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Lates niloticus macrolepidota Pellegrin, 1922
Lates niloticus macrolepidotus Pellegrin, 1922 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Lates niloticus macrolepidotus Pellegrin, 1922
Lates nilotus rudolfianus Worthington, 1932 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Lates nilotus rudolfianus Worthington, 1932
Common names:
Common name Transliteration Language Country
Gubro Gubro - Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Kina Kina - Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Mputa Mputa - Uganda Click here to show the literature
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Saalen Saalen - Burkina Faso: Hauts-bassins de la Volta. Click here to show the literature
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Dzo Dzo Adangme Ghana: Kpong and Ada (Ref. 52866) Click here to show the literature
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Aigle Aigle Arabic Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Am'kal Am'kal Arabic Chad Click here to show the literature
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Am'kaltâya Am'kaltaya Arabic Chad Click here to show the literature
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Amukal Amukal Arabic Chad Click here to show the literature
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Igl Igl Arabic Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Gonin Gonin Baoulé Côte d'Ivoire Click here to show the literature
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Nilaborre Nilaborre Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Jinte Jinte El Molo Kenya: Lake Turkana Click here to show the literature
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African snook African snook English USA
Nile perch Nile perch English - Click here to show the literature
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Nile perch Nile perch English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Nile perch Nile perch English Cameroon Click here to show the literature
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Nile perch Nile perch English Ghana Click here to show the literature
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Nile perch Nile perch English Kenya Click here to show the literature
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Nile perch Nile perch English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Nile perch Nile perch English USA Click here to show the literature
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Victoria perch Victoria perch English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Niiluse ahven Niiluse ahven Estonian Estonia Click here to show the literature
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Niiluse lates Niiluse lates Estonian Estonia Click here to show the literature
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Leshie Leshie Ewe Ghana: Angola and Avuto (Ref. 52866) Click here to show the literature
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Lesi Lesi Ewe Ghana: Battor (Ref. 52866). Click here to show the literature
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Niilinahven Niilinahven Finnish Finland Click here to show the literature
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Bar Victoria Bar Victoria French France
Perche du Nil Perche du Nil French - Click here to show the literature
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Albertseebarsch Albertseebarsch German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Nilbarsch Nilbarsch German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Victoriabarsch Victoriabarsch German Germany
Victoriasee-Barsch Victoriasee-Barsch German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Giwan ruwa Giwan ruwa Hausa Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Giwan ruwan Giwan ruwan Hausa Nigeria: Exploited commercially in Kainji Lake. Click here to show the literature
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Aja Aja Igbo Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Dzo Dzo Irish Ghana Click here to show the literature
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Bangur Bangur Kanuri Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Fel Fel Karagas Chad: Djoumané and Eré (Ref. 52867). Click here to show the literature
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Fon'dolâ Fon'dola Karagas Chad: Kim (Ref. 52867). Click here to show the literature
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Namal Namal Karagas Chad: Kolobo (Ref. 52867). Click here to show the literature
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Ikulolakulola Ikulolakulola Kélé Yangambi (Isangi Territory, Tshopo District, Orien Click here to show the literature
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Indjaidjai Indjaidjai Kélé Yangambi (Isangi Territory, Tshopo District, Orien Click here to show the literature
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Lokulola Lokulola Kélé Yangambi (Isangi Territory, Tshopo District, Orien Click here to show the literature
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Ndjai Ndjai Kélé Yangambi (Isangi Territory, Tshopo District, Orien Click here to show the literature
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Njabi Njabi Lombo Yangambi (Isangi Territory, Tshopo District, Orien Click here to show the literature
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Mbuta Mbuta Luo (Kenya and Tanzania) Kenya: Lake Victoria Click here to show the literature
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Mputa Mputa Luyia Kenya: Lake Victoria Click here to show the literature
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尼罗尖吻鲈 Ni luo jian wen lu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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尼罗鲈 Ni luo lu Mandarin Chinese - Click here to show the literature
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尼羅尖吻鱸 Ni luo jian wun lu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Zagre Zangré Mossi Burkina Faso: Hauts-bassins de la Volta. Click here to show the literature
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Cal Cal Northeastern Dinka Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Ceil Ceil Northeastern Dinka Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Gwet Gwet Northeastern Dinka Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Nilabbor Nilabbor Norwegian Norway Click here to show the literature
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Kima Kima Nupe-Nupe-Tako Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Perca-do-Nilo Perca-do-Nilo Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Окунь нильский Okun' nil'skij Russian - Click here to show the literature
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Gur Gur Shilluk Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Njabi Njabi Somali Yangambi (Isangi Territory, Tshopo District, Orien Click here to show the literature
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Perca del Nilo Perca del Nilo Spanish - Click here to show the literature
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Perca del Nilo Perca del Nilo Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Chengu Chengu Swahili (macrolanguage) Tanzania Click here to show the literature
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Mkombozi Mkombozi Swahili (macrolanguage) Tanzania Click here to show the literature
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Sangala Sangala Swahili (macrolanguage) Tanzania Click here to show the literature
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Sangara Sangara Swahili (macrolanguage) Tanzania Click here to show the literature
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Nilabborre Nilabborre Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
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Idji Idji Turkana Kenya: Lake Turkana Click here to show the literature
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Iji Iji Turkana Kenya: Lake Turkana Click here to show the literature
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Diène wekh Diene wekh Wolof Senegal Click here to show the literature
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Igbo Igbo Yoruba Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Ndeni Ndeni Zande (individual language) Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Nganzi Nganzi Zande (individual language) Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Kingdom Animalia CoL
Phylum Chordata CoL
Class Actinopterygii FishBase
Order Perciformes FishBase
Family Latidae FishBase
Genus Lates FishBase
Distribution: Africa: widespread throughout the Nilo-Sudan region of Africa, occurring commonly in all major river basins including the Senegal, Niger, Volta, Chad (Ref. 81285, 81652) and Nile (Ref. 3636, 81652). Found almost everywhere in West Africa, except in Gambia (Ref. 81285). Also present in the Congo basin and lakes Albert, Turkana/Rudolph and Tana (Ref. 3636). Several countries report adverse ecological impact after introduction.
Environment: Freshwater
Additional data: -
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: 2014-05-19
Source database: FishBase, Feb 2018   99%
Bibliographic citation: Froese R. & Pauly D. (eds). (2020). FishBase (version Feb 2018). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2020-09-01 Beta (Roskov Y.; Ower G.; Orrell T.; Nicolson D.; Bailly N.; Kirk P.M.; Bourgoin T.; DeWalt R.E.; Decock W.; Nieukerken E. van; Penev L.; eds.). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=347
Conversion date: 2020-09-02 08:37:54