Sarotherodon melanotheron
Sarotherodon melanotheron
(Blackchin Tilapia)

Impact ID3248
Impact TypeHarvest
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionBlackchin Tilapia is considered to be a nuisance fish that competes for food and space with native and cultured species in brackish ponds in the Philippines, from which it is also caught and sold at a lower price than Nile Tilapia.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/22/2024].

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