Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

16 results for Oreochromis aureus (Blue Tilapia)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
3177 Oreochromis aureus Competition Observational Field Nonindigenous Mayan Cichlids, Blue Tilapia, Spotted Tilapia compete for substrate spawning... 1939
3179 Oreochromis aureus Competition Observational Field Blue Tilapia, Mozambique Tilapia, and Redbelly Tilapia in Texas reservoirs compete for spawning... 6
3182 Oreochromis aureus Competition Observational Field Young Blue Tilapia, Mozambique Tilapia, and Redbelly Tilapia in Texas compete for food with young... 6
3206 Oreochromis aureus Competition Observational Field After the Blue Tilapia population of Trinidad Lake, TX, was wiped out by low temperatures, spawning... 986
3207 Oreochromis aureus Competition Observational Field Largemouth Bass spawning success decreased in Florida pond experiments when Blue Tilapia were also... 992
3208 Oreochromis aureus Competition Observational Field Blue Tilapia in Lake Parker, FL, compete for spawning areas with Bluegill and Redear Sunfish. 993
3210 Oreochromis aureus Competition Observational Field Juvenile Blue Tilapia in Lake Parker, FL, compete for invertebrate food items with young native... 993
3213 Oreochromis aureus Competition Observational Field Blue Tilapia in Lake Parker, FL, have similar diets to, and displaced Gizzard Shad. 994
3214 Oreochromis aureus Competition Experimental Field High densities of Blue Tilapia in ponds were associated with failed reproduction of Florida... 994
3229 Oreochromis aureus Competition Experimental Field In enclosure lake experiments, juvenile Largemouth Bass grown with juvenile Blue Tilapia were... 23938
3231 Oreochromis aureus Competition Experimental Field Juvenile Largemouth Bass ate Odonate nymphs, dipteran larvae and pupae, and nematodes, while... 23938
3240 Oreochromis aureus Competition Observational Field In Lake Julian and Hyco Lake, NC, Blue Tilapia and Redbelly Tilapia diets overlapped with those of... 32179
3243 Oreochromis aureus Competition Anecdotal N/A In Guam Blue Tilapia and Redbelly Tilapia appear to be associated with declines of native fishes... 32503
3251 Oreochromis aureus Competition Observational Field Introduction of tilapia (Nile, Blue, and Mozambique tilapia) in Lake Nicaragua was associated with... 33906
3260 Oreochromis aureus Competition Observational Field Tilapias (Nile, Mozambique, Blue) aggressively guard bowers throughout the year and compete for... 33908
3267 Oreochromis aureus Competition Observational Field In a stable isotope study of the Lake Apopka, FL, foodweb, Blue Tilapia fed predominantly on... 26285

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