Oreochromis andersonii in Kenya
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Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence introduced
Importance Ref.
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations Ref.
Freshwater Yes
Brackish No
Saltwater No
Live export
Bait No
Gamefish No
Abundance Ref.

Introduced in 1980 from Botswana by I. Parker for aquaculture purposes (Ref. 52331). About a thousand juvenile tilapiines, which later proved to be a mixture of Oreochromis andersonii, Oreochromis macrochir and Tilapia rendalli, were introduced in a dam at Nairobi; it is possible some specimens found their way from the dam to the Nairobi River system (Ref. 52331). It is unknown if it is established in natural waters (Ref. 52331).

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(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
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