Tilapia mariae
Tilapia mariae
(Spotted Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID2490
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIn canals where Spotted Tilapia were found with other exotic fishes, fewer native fishes were found, and in some instances an apparent decrease in the population sizes of previously established exotic fishes. For example, in certain canals where pike killifish and Oscars were formally plentiful, their populations appear now to be reduced in numbers.
Reference172
Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/2/2023].

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