Profile updated on 10 March 2018

SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

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

SPECIES NAME(s)

Nile tilapia, Mozambique tilapia, Blue-Nile tilapia, hybrid, Tilapias nei, Tilapias nei (multispecies)

JURISDICTION

Hainan, Guangdong

PREDOMINANT PRODUCTION SYSTEM

Pond

WATER SOURCE

Fresh Water

JUVENILE SOURCE

hatchery - closed cycle


Recommendation for improvement
  • Press feed companies to disclose all source fisheries. This can be done via annual reports or sustainability reports, regularly updated websites, or initiatives such as the Ocean Disclosure Project. Where necessary initiate Fishery Improvement Projects (FIPs).