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Table 3 Sampling sites and population information

From: Genetic diversity of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) populations in Ethiopia: insights from nuclear DNA microsatellites and implications for conservation

Drainage Sampling site Population code Status of population Coordinates Altitude (m a.s.l.) Area (km2) Sample size
Blue Nile Lake Tana Ta Native 11° 58′ N, 37° 18′ E 1788 3500 17
Fincha Reservoir F Introduced 9° 32′ N, 37°14′ E 2226 1318 13
Omo-Turkana Gilgel Gibe Reservoir Gg Native 7°47′N, 37°17′E 1,650 62 30
Lake Turkana Tu Native 4° 32′ N, 36° 8′ E 365 6405 35
SMER Lake Abaya Ab Native 6° 15′ N, 37° 55′ E 1177 1162 20
Lake Chamo Ch Native 5° 50′ N, 37° 35′ E 1110 317 25
CMER Lake Hawassa [Awassa] Hw Native 7° 03′ N, 38° 26′ E 1686 129 15
Lake Langano L Native 7° 35′ N, 38° 45′ E 1582 241 10
Lake Ziway Zi Native 8° 00′ N, 38° 50′ E 1636 442 37
NMER Koka Reservoir Ko Native and introduced 8° 25′ N, 39° 04′ E 1592 255 25
Lake Metahara [Beseka] Mt Native and introduced 8° 54′ N, 39° 53′ E 954 43 10
Lake Yardi Ya Native 10° 14′ N, 40° 32′ E 565 93 9
Awash River at Kada Bada Ka native 10° 13′ N, 40°34′E 565 10
Endorheic crater lakes Lake Hora Hr Introduced 8° 45′ N, 38° 59′ E 1875 1.03 35
Lake Hashenge [Ashenge] Hs Introduced 12° 34′ N, 39° 30′ E 2442 20 33
Lake Hayq [Hayk] Hq Introduced 11° 20′ N, 39°43′E 1911 23 24
  1. SMER Southern Main Ethiopian Rift, CMER Central Main Ethiopian Rift, NMER Northern Main Ethiopian Rift