Tag Archive: Tilapia zillii

Jul 16 2017

Green tilapia: annoying in shrimp ponds but rewarding on market display (Egypt)

Photos credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Green tilapia (Tilapia zillii) is usually treated as an unwanted species in fish ponds because the species matures at younger age and smaller size compared to farmed tilapia species such as Nile tilapia (the specimens shown –based on their …

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Oct 13 2015

Green tilapia (Tilapia zillii) in the catch of lake Qarun, Egypt

    Lake Qarun (21,800 ha) in Fayoum, Egypt is a closed system which originated from a fresh water lake called Mories. After the disconnection of Nile water reaching the lake, the agricultural drainage water of Fayoum province became the only source of water feeding the lake. Consequently, and due to the extensive evaporation, the …

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May 26 2014

Fish trapping in Volta Lake in Ghana

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) Most water bodies in the world are being exploited using various gears. Among such gears is what is seen here. It is a local gear made from palm fronds called “borxe” in the “Ewe” local language in Ghana and it is a fish trap. It is used in catching green tilapia (Tilapia …

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