Tilapia is a genus of tropical freshwater fish in the family Cichlidae. This category is concerned with the science and rearing of Tilapia for human consumption.
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Article by Randy Sell on the economic feasibility of farming this tropical fish in the USA in areas where the water and air temperature need to be controlled.
Hubbard Center for Genome Studies: Tilapia BAC Resources
Provides information on the tilapia BAC libraries that have been produced at the Tokyo University of Fisheries.
Oreochromis niloticus: Nile Tilapia
Information from the FAO on this species, its biology, habitat, the production cycle, production systems, diseases and their control, production statistics, markets and trade.
Pacific Regional Aquaculture Information Service for Education (PRAISE)
This organisation aims to support the development of the aquaculture industry in the Pacific region. Provides a free computer program to assist Tilapia farmers in diagnosing problems.
Pond Culture of Tilapia
Information on species selection, mixed sex rearing, male monosex culture, polyculture and integrated systems. [PDF]
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