Redbreast Tilapia (Coptodon rendalli)

Also known as Blue Talapia, Congo Perch, Congo Tilapia, Northern Redbreast Bream, Red-breasted Bream, Red-breasted Tilapia, Rendall's Tilapia

Description

Also known as Blue Talapia, Congo Perch, Congo Tilapia, Northern Redbreast Bream, Red-breasted Bream, Red-breasted Tilapia, Rendall's Tilapia.

Found in schools in quiet backwaters of well vegetated flood plains, rivers and swamps.
They feed on algae, crustaceans, insects and plants.
Length - 45cm
Depth - 3-8m
Widespread Africa

A freshwater fish often seen in the aquarium trade. Ref: http://www.fishbase.org/summary/1397

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