Tilapia mariae
Tilapia mariae
(Spotted Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID2498
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionThe study showed that T. mariae and Lepomis sunfishes preferentially select similar spawning sites in the wild. When these sites are limited, the superior capability of T. mariae to establish territories and evict interspecific competitors from these sites may directly affect sunfish fitness.
Reference25118
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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