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Genetics

Intrexon and AquaBounty Receive Regulatory Exemption in Development of Gene Edited Tilapia for More Sustainable Production

Intrexon Corporation (NASDAQ: XON), a leader in the engineering and industrialization of biology to improve the quality of life and health of the planet, and AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AQB), a biotechnology company focused on […]

Harvested GIFT Tilapia (Credit: Worldfish)
Aquaculture

Genetics roadmap to develop more resilient farmed fish

WorldFish will embark on new research to create more resilient fish with characteristics such as disease resistance and more effective feed utilization. Based on a roadmap developed with world experts at a WorldFish-hosted fish breeding […]

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Aquaculture

Tilapia Farming in Egypt

A 2014 report on aquaculture in Egypt presents some interesting information: Despite the pressure on water, Egypt has the largest aquaculture industry in Africa with a market value of over $1.3 billion. The industry now […]

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Nutrition

Tilapia Foods and Feeding

Tilapia feed on a wide range of food which makes them a very favorable fish to grow. Juvenile tilapia are omnivorous, meaning that they are opportunistic feeders that ingest both plants and animals without specialization. […]

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Cage Culture

Tilapia Culture

An overview of tilapia culture by Leonard Lovshin, Auburn University. The presentation covers tilapia groups, origins, culture environments, feeding, reproduction, hybridization, grow-out, marketing, and global potential. TILAPIA CULTURE

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Biology & Life History

Environment Conditions for Raising Tilapia

Tilapia are able to withstand a wide range of environmental conditions, including high salinity, high temperatures, high ammonia concentrations, and low oxygen levels. This makes tilapia very suitable for aquafarming. Salinity Although tilapia are freshwater […]