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Descriptor English: Tilapia
Descriptor Spanish: Tilapia
Descriptor Portuguese: Tilápia
Descriptor French: Tilapia
Entry term(s): Mozambique Tilapia
Mozambique Tilapias
Oreochromis mossambicus
Tilapia mossambica
Tilapia, Mozambique
Tilapias, Mozambique
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.493.602.200.800
SP4.016.157.783.259
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017210
Scope note: A freshwater fish used as an experimental organism and for food. This genus of the family Cichlidae (CICHLIDS) inhabits Central and South America (one species extends north into Texas), West Indies, Africa, Madagascar, Syria, and coastal India.
Annotation: TILAPIA NILOTICA and NILE TILAPIA see CICHLIDS are also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Fishes (1966-1992)
Public MeSH Note: 93
History Note: 93
DeCS ID: 30477
Unique ID: D017210
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1993/01/01
Date of Entry: 1992/05/22
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Tilapia - Preferred
Concept UI M0026120
Scope note A freshwater fish used as an experimental organism and for food. This genus of the family Cichlidae (CICHLIDS) inhabits Central and South America (one species extends north into Texas), West Indies, Africa, Madagascar, Syria, and coastal India.
Preferred term Tilapia
Tilapia mossambica - Narrower
Concept UI M0026117
Preferred term Tilapia mossambica
Entry term(s) Mozambique Tilapia
Mozambique Tilapias
Oreochromis mossambicus
Tilapia, Mozambique
Tilapias, Mozambique



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