Fish : Mozambique tilapia

The Mozambique tilapia,it is also known as black tilapia in Colombia. It is a popular food fish for aquaculture. It is native to Southern Africa. Approximately it is 35cm in length and weight up to 1.13kg. It lives up to 11years.

Scientific classification

Kingdom : Animalia

Phylum : Chordata

Class : Actinopterygii

Order : Perciformes

Family : Cichlidae

Genus : Oreochromis

Species : O.mossambicus

 

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