Profile updated on 24 July 2020

SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Oreochromis niloticus , Oreochromis mossambicus , Oreochromis aureus x niloticus , Oreochromis spp

SPECIES NAME(s)

Nile tilapia, Mozambique tilapia, Blue-Nile tilapia, hybrid, Tilapias nei

JURISDICTION

Hainan

PREDOMINANT PRODUCTION SYSTEM

Pond

WATER SOURCE

Fresh Water

JUVENILE SOURCE

hatchery - closed cycle


ANALYSIS

Strengths
  • The Hainan Tilapia Sustainability Alliance, supported by the China Blue Sustainability Institute, is improving seafood production through the promotion and adoption of a zonal Code of Good Practice, pilot demonstration farms, and an Aquaculture Improvement Project.
Weaknesses
  • There is no evidence of implementation of zoning or the use of carrying capacity studies to site and manage the aquaculture industry, despite the acknowledgment of zonal aquaculture in legislative documents.

T75 SECTORS

ROUNDTABLES

No related Roundtable fisheries