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.
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.
Pond Culture of Tilapia
Information on species selection, mixed sex rearing, male monosex culture, polyculture and integrated systems. [PDF]
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