Tilapia mariae
Tilapia mariae
(Spotted Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID2491
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionT. mariae is likely to impact native fishes, especially Lepomis sunfishes and other Centrarchids, through competition for space and spawning habitat.
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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