Advantages and disadvantages of Tilapia Fish

Advantages and disadvantages of tilapia (O. mossambicus) as a candidate species:


  • Feed at a low trophic level (they can eat a wide
  • variety of feeds)
  • Are excellent table fish
  • Fast-growing, robust, disease-resistant
  • Genetically improved strains have been



  • Mature early and over-reproduce in ponds, leading to stunting
  • Do not grow well at temperatures below 20˚C
  • Lack of local access to better strains


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