Oreochromis niloticus
Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

6 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
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
3281 Oreochromis niloticus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field There is little overlap in the diets of Nile tilapia and three native centrarchids (Bluegill... 24384
5176 Oreochromis niloticus Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal Field The disappearance of a native endemic copepod (Mastigodiaptomus sp.) in El Junco Lake... 37843

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