Oreochromis niloticus
Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

20 results for Oreochromis niloticus (Nile Tilapia)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
3225 Oreochromis niloticus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Nile Tilapia in coastal Mississippi fed mostly on organic detritus including nematodes, rotifers... 15970
3239 Oreochromis niloticus Recreation Observational Field Nile Tilapia in Lake Hogue, AR, were stocked as a forage fish, and targeted by anglers using both... 29519
3244 Oreochromis niloticus Harvest Observational N/A Nile Tilapia harvest contributes to inland fisheries production in the Philippines with a value of... 33607
3252 Oreochromis niloticus Competition Observational Field Introduction of tilapia (Nile, Blue, and Mozambique tilapia) in Lake Nicaragua was associated with... 33906
3256 Oreochromis niloticus Harvest Observational Field Introduction of tilapia (Nile, Blue, and Mozambique tilapia) in Lake Nicaragua was associated with... 33906
3259 Oreochromis niloticus Competition Observational Field Tilapias (Nile, Mozambique, Blue) aggressively guard bowers throughout the year and compete for... 33908
3261 Oreochromis niloticus Habitat Alteration Observational Field In Lake Apoyo, Nicaragua, the introduction of Nile Tilapia is essentially eliminating beds of Chara... 33908
3262 Oreochromis niloticus Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field Nile Tilapia presence in Lake Apoyo, Nicaragua, was linked to the presence of metacercarial... 33908
3263 Oreochromis niloticus Harvest Observational Field Tilapia (Oreochromis spp.) comprised 31-42% of the fresh fish biomass in two fish markets in... 33908
3276 Oreochromis niloticus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Inferred from stable isotope analysis, Oreochromis niloticus in Lake Sampaloc... 33827
3277 Oreochromis niloticus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Nile tilapia is primarily herbivorous, with aquatic macrophytes, algae, and diatoms generally... 25100
3278 Oreochromis niloticus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Nile tilapia exert competition pressures on native fish and are known to prey on amphibians and... 19647
3279 Oreochromis niloticus Competition Observational Field Nile tilapia exert competition pressures on native fish and are known to prey on amphibians and... 19647
3280 Oreochromis niloticus Competition Observational Field There is little overlap in the diets of Nile tilapia and three native centrarchids (Bluegill... 24384
3281 Oreochromis niloticus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field There is little overlap in the diets of Nile tilapia and three native centrarchids (Bluegill... 24384
3282 Oreochromis niloticus Competition Experimental Laboratory Nile tilapia displaced native Redspotted Sunfish (Lepomis miniatus) from preferred habitat... 23939
3283 Oreochromis niloticus Food Web Experimental Laboratory Nile tilapia displaced native Redspotted Sunfish (Lepomis miniatus) from preferred habitat... 23939
3334 Oreochromis niloticus Competition Observational Field Axolotl diets in Mexico were more diverse, and Axolotl occupied higher trophic positions than... 33926
5176 Oreochromis niloticus Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal Field The disappearance of a native endemic copepod (Mastigodiaptomus sp.) in El Junco Lake... 37843
5177 Oreochromis niloticus Competition Anecdotal Field The disappearance of a native endemic copepod (Mastigodiaptomus sp.) in El Junco Lake... 37843

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