Tilapia zillii
Tilapia zillii
(Redbelly Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID3218
Impact TypePredation/Herbivory
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionRedbelly Tilapia eliminated both native (Eleocharis baldwinii, Najas guadalupensis, Nitella sp., Potamogeton diversifolius) and non-native submerged macrophytes (Egeria densa, Hydrilla verticillata, Najas minor, Potamogeton crispus) from a North Carolina power plant cooling reservoir.
Reference1753
Great Lakes RegionNo
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