Sarotherodon melanotheron
Sarotherodon melanotheron
(Blackchin Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

13 results for Sarotherodon melanotheron (Blackchin Tilapia)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2919 Sarotherodon melanotheron Harvest Anecdotal Field Blackchin Tilapia are thought to contribute to declines in harvest of commercially sought food-fish... 29127
3200 Sarotherodon melanotheron Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Sarotherodon melanotheron (as Tilapia heudeloti) in Florida are primarily herbivorous. 582
3201 Sarotherodon melanotheron Harvest Observational N/A In 1962, a seafood dealer in Tampa sold between 3,500 and 4,500 pounds of Sarotherodon... 582
3233 Sarotherodon melanotheron Competition Anecdotal N/A In the Long Point Impoundment mangrove ecosystem, FL, high populations of Blackchin Tilapia might... 23943
3247 Sarotherodon melanotheron Competition Observational Field Blackchin Tilapia is considered to be a nuisance fish that competes for food and space with native... 33607
3248 Sarotherodon melanotheron Harvest Observational Field Blackchin Tilapia is considered to be a nuisance fish that competes for food and space with native... 33607
3269 Sarotherodon melanotheron Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Blackchin Tilapia is planktivorous, primarily consuming phytoplankton (i.e., cyanobacteria, algae... 26336
3270 Sarotherodon melanotheron Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Blackchin Tilapia is planktivorous, primarily consuming phytoplankton (i.e., cyanobacteria, algae... 26335
3271 Sarotherodon melanotheron Harvest Anecdotal N/A In the eastern part of Florida, Blackchin Tilapia apparently was introduced or spread by local... 462
3272 Sarotherodon melanotheron Competition Observational Field In Lithia Springs, Florida, Sarotherodon melanotheron comprised ~90% of the total fish... 165
3273 Sarotherodon melanotheron Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field An estimated 20,000 tilapia, most of them Sarotherodon melanotheron and representing about... 689
3274 Sarotherodon melanotheron Competition Observational Field Sarotherodon melanotheron has been reported to compete with the native species in freshwater... 165
3275 Sarotherodon melanotheron Harvest Observational Field Sarotherodon melanotheron has been harvested and sold in the market at a relatively... 29127

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