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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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Economics & Marketing

Worldwide Tilapia Production Continues Upward Trend

Tilapia is one of the most widely produced food fishes. Tilapia is farmed or harvested from wild populations in over 75 countries. This fish group has been widely recognized as an important food source in […]

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Biology & Life History

How to Sex Tilapia

Fish in general are difficult to sex and distinguishing male from female tilapia can be a challenge. Tilapia grown in pond culture can have a problem with excess reproduction. This can lead to stunted growth […]

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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 […]