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Tag: Red tilapia hybrids

Status of red tilapia in Egyptian aquaculture – Video

This video has been compiled of four parts that have been filmed in four aquaculture projects in Egypt. Identified parts are credited to Marx Perfecto C. Garcia (Philippines) and Sherif Sadek (Egypt). The below review is my personal opinion (Abdel Rahman El Gamal – Founder the video channel) The introduction of red tilapia into Egypt …

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Red tilapia hybrids (more towards orange color)

This particular red tilapia which is more towards orange color resulted from the mating of blue tilapia (oreochromis aureus) with mutant red tilapia (this hybrid will not breed true). Red hybrids have been backcrossed with blue tilapia targeting to increase the contribution of blue tilapia genes in the genetic make-up and hence enhance passing the cold tolerance …

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