Tilapia nilotica

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Noun1.Tilapia nilotica - important food fish of the Nile and other rivers of Africa and Asia Minor
cichlid, cichlid fish - freshwater fishes of tropical America and Africa and Asia similar to American sunfishes; some are food fishes; many small ones are popular in aquariums
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(2016) assessed the optimum tilapia nilotica fry density between the strains GIFT and Thai; they found that GIFT showed a better yield for total length and biomass compared with Thai without interaction among biological variables between strain and density.
Studies on Bacillus subtilis and Lactobacillus acidophilus, as potential probiotics, on the immune response and resistance of Tilapia nilotica (Oreochromis niloticus) to challenge infections.
Moreover, El-Sayed and Kawanna (2008) described that Tilapia nilotica brood stock showed significant growth increments with rise in energy and dietary protein levels.
[20.] Metwally MAA (2009) Effects of Garlic (Allium sativum) on Some Antioxidant Activities in Tilapia Nilotica (Oreochromis niloticus).
Otros autores evidenciaron que la cachama blanca puede tener mejores rendimientos que la tilapia nilotica en cultivo con biofloc utilizando niveles de proteina mas bajos y solo de origen vegetal (8).
festae was lower than those reported for Tilapia nilotica (0.49 [day.sup.-1]) (Gomez-Ponce et al., 2011).
Reproductive traits of three classes of Tilapia nilotica and maternal effects on their progeny.
A pesar que la tilapia y la cachama se cultivan intensivamente en Colombia (jaulas flotantes), no existe informacion sobre el desempeno de estas especies cultivadas conjuntamente en BFT y, considerando el costo que representa el alimento en la produccion piscicola, se plantea como objetivo evaluar el bicultivo de cachama blanca y tilapia nilotica bajo el sistema BFT, alimentadas con dietas de diferentes niveles de proteina bruta de origen vegetal, ademas de conocer el perfil bromatologico de los floculos generados por el sistema.
Para ZIMMERMAN (2005), los invernaderos son beneficos para reproduccion y reversion sexual con tilapia nilotica e incrementan su produccion.
The red tilapia was introduced to the aquaculture industry only in the 1960s when Taiwan produced a mutated cross between the Mozambique tilapia and the ordinary Nile tilapia (Tilapia nilotica).