Tilapia zillii
Tilapia zillii
(Redbelly Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID3224
Impact TypePredation/Herbivory
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionLarge Tilapia zillii (151 mm) consumed relatively more Hydrilla verticillata than did smaller T. zillii (92 mm) in 40 L aquarium studies. More Hydrilla was consumed if Stuckenia pectinata (as Potamogeton pectinatus) was also present.
Reference10026
Great Lakes RegionNo
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