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

Oreochromis niloticus

Health & Welfare

Effect of dietary salt on Nile tilapia

Study examines impact of an increase in dietary NaCl on nutritional and other physiological processes, and effects on gut microbiome in Nile tilapia. 


Evaluating excess supplementation in tilapia diets

A feeding trial was conducted to evaluate the effects of excess dietary branched chain amino acids (BCAAs), isoleucine (Ile) and leucine (Leu) on the growth performance, feed utilization, and blood parameters of juvenile Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Results of the 


La industria de cultivo de tilapia de Bangladesh muestra resiliencia

El cultivo de tilapia en Bangladesh se ha desarrollado considerablemente desde 1999, basada en la cepa de Tilapia Cultivada Genéticamente Mejorada (GIFT) de la tilapia del Nilo (Oreochromis niloticus) introducida de Malasia y en el importante trabajo de investigación del 


Bangladesh’s tilapia aquaculture industry shows resilience

Tilapia aquaculture in Bangladesh has developed significantly since 1999, based on the Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia (GIFT) strain of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) introduced from Malaysia and on the significant genetic improvement research work by the Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute