Tilapia mariae
Tilapia mariae
(Spotted Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

12 results for Tilapia mariae (Spotted Tilapia)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2489 Tilapia mariae Competition Observational Field Due to their similar spawning habits, spotted tilapia, like other cichlids, compete for spawning... 171
2490 Tilapia mariae Food Web Anecdotal Field In canals where Spotted Tilapia were found with other exotic fishes, fewer native fishes were... 172
2491 Tilapia mariae Competition Anecdotal Field T. mariae is likely to impact native fishes, especially Lepomis sunfishes and other... 172
2493 Tilapia mariae Competition Anecdotal Field Similarity in diet suggests spotted tilapia may compete with endemic species of desert springs for... 385
2496 Tilapia mariae Competition Experimental Laboratory Laboratory trials demonstrated that spotted tilapia will compete with Lepomis sunfish for... 25118
2498 Tilapia mariae Habitat Alteration Anecdotal Laboratory The study showed that T. mariae and Lepomis sunfishes preferentially select similar... 25118
2499 Tilapia mariae Competition Anecdotal Laboratory If the spotted tilapia's breeding cycle overlaps with that of the native centrarchids, competition... 25132
2500 Tilapia mariae Competition Anecdotal Laboratory If temperature does not isolate T. mariae and native centrarchids during their breeding seasons... 25132
3010 Tilapia mariae Competition Observational Field Nonindigenous Mayan Cichlids, Blue Tilapia, Spotted Tilapia compete for substrate spawning... 1939
3195 Tilapia mariae Predation/Herbivory Observational Field The substrate of Rogers Spring, Texas, was devoid of green algae; this was attributed to the high... 386
3196 Tilapia mariae Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal N/A The substrate of Rogers Spring, Texas, was devoid of green algae; this was attributed to the high... 386
3197 Tilapia mariae Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Anecdotal N/A The substrate of Rogers Spring, Texas, was devoid of green algae; this was attributed to the high... 386

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