Tilapia mariae
Tilapia mariae
(Spotted Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID3196
Impact TypePredation/Herbivory
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionThe substrate of Rogers Spring, Texas, was devoid of green algae; this was attributed to the high density of Spotted Tilapia present in the system. Spotted Tilapia may outcompete and prey upon native species, as well as spread parasites.
Reference386
Great Lakes RegionNo
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