News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

Mohammad T. Ridha

Health & Welfare

Hybrid tilapia outperform purebreds in seawater study

With interest in culturing tilapia in marine habitats increasing, producers must obtain tilapia capable of growing well in seawater. A study found that both pure-bred and hybrid tilapia performed better in freshwater than in water with high salinity.