Credit: Silvio Rene Picado Ramirez (Nicaragua)
The introduction of Nile tilapia into Nicaragua goes back to 1956. However, the contribution of tilapia to aquaculture in Nicaragua was only felt during 1980s till the present. Different levels of intensification are practiced in Nicaragua. The photos show some practices in relation to the farming of tilapia in aquaculture in Nicaragua. These include fry handling, acclimation and a tilapia grow-out pond.