Tilapia Culture - United States

Arizona Tilapia Culture

Rules and Regulations January 4, 2016 Introduction: On December 5, 2015, five species of Tilapia and their hybrids were added to Arizona Game and Fish Commission Rules R12-4-406 (R12 [Natural Resources], Chapter 4 [Game and […]

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Ohio Tilapia Culture

While aquaculture is growing in Ohio, tilapia farms are still a minor contributor to the overall state fish production.       For more information, see Ohio Aquaculture Industry Analysis Some Ohio tilapia farms: Ripple […]

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Kentucky Tilapia Aquaculture

Tilapia: A Potential Species for Kentucky Fish Farms Kentucky Fish Farming, 12(1): 6 William A. Wurts, State Specialist for Aquaculture Kentucky State University Cooperative Extension Program http://www.ca.uky.edu/wkrec/Wurtspage.htm Several species of tilapia and their hybrids are […]

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Kansas Tilapia Culture

“This section reviews some of the aquatic species that constitute the existing and future Kansas aquaculture industry. Species suitable for foodfish, sportfish, and baitfish are discussed. Not every species listed is appropriate for every production […]

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New Mexico Tilapia Culture

“Aquaculture, or fish farming, is a fast-growing industry in the U.S. This growth is due to several interrelated factors. First, commercial fishing is rapidly depleting wild stocks in the oceans. Second, edible fish and seafood […]

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Nevada Tilapia Culture

Regulations Tilapia are a restricted species in Nevada and can only be possessed alive in the state for purposes of commercial aquaculture, or certain other purposes.  This requires a Commercial Possession of Live Wildlife License […]

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Rhode Island Tilapia Culture

Aquaculture has a long history in Rhode Island. In the early 1900s, oyster culture generated the equivalent—in today’s dollars—of $50 million to $90 million in revenue. But by mid-century, pollution, political problems, turf conflicts between […]

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Nebraska Tilapia Culture

Regulations The Game and Parks Commission regulates the aquaculture industry.  If you are raising fish for personal consumption and not for re-sale then you will not need an aquaculturist license, if you are going to […]

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Indiana Tilapia Culture

Some references to tilapia aquaculture in Indiana: Indiana positioned for aquaculture boom Tilapia farming continues to catch on in Goshen Regulations What are Indiana Aquaculture Policies, and are any Permits/Licenses needed to start an aquaculture […]

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Washington Tilapia Culture

Washington State produces a diverse array of aquaculture products including shellfish (clams, mussels, geoducks, oysters, scallops), finfish (trout, salmon and other species) and aquatic plants. Many are grown on farms along Washington’s coast and in […]

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Michigan Tilapia Culture

The State of Michigan enjoys abundant water resources and a diverse agricultural base, including an aquaculture sector poised for expansion in response to the opportunities from the domestic seafood market. While in the past Michigan […]

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Connecticut Tilapia Farming

Regulations Tilapia farming in Connecticut falls under the joint administration of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and Department of Agriculture for the necessary permits and certificates.  There are limited specific regulations however Agriculture […]

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Texas Tilapia Culture

Several tilapia farms in Texas have historically produced about 500,000 pounds of fish annually. But the largest tilapia farm in the state, Simaron, was for sale in 2011-2012 and only produced about 100,000 lbs. The total […]

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Louisiana Tilapia Culture

In Louisiana, tilapia cannot be raised in outdoor ponds; their production is limited by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to indoor recirculating systems under strictly controlled conditions to prevent accidental introduction of these […]