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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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