Red tilapia

Red tilapia is the farm raised fish,mainly produced in China,we have good sales for it in South America and Japan markets.

  • Latin name: Oreochromis niloticus
  • Origin: China
  • Glazing and Package: As client's requirement
  • Presentation: WR, GS, GGS
  • Product Detail

    Product Tags

    Item Description Pack Size
    Red tilapia WR >> Whole Round IQF | IWP 100-200g | 200-300g | 300-500g | 500-800g | 800-1000g | 1000-1500g | 1500-2000g
    Red tilapia GS >>
    Gutted | Scaled IQF | IWP 100-200g | 200-300g | 300-500g | 500-800g | 800-1000g | 250-350g | 350-550g | 550-750g | 750-950g | 950g up
    Red tilapia GGS Gutted | Gilled | Scaled IQF / BQF 100-200g | 200-300g | 300-500g | 500-800g | 800-1000g | 250-350g | 350-550g | 550-750g | 750-950g | 950g up


    We offer a complete Tilapia solution for food service distributors, restaurant groups, retailers, and wholesalers. Our Tilapia is an affordable protein that has a consistent culinary approved taste profile that our customers rely on for program growth, as it provides a better dining experience for the end user.


    The Red Tilapia reaches a maximum 38 cm (15 inches) in length and 4.3 kg (9.5 lbs) in weight. They are very tolerant of brackish waters and of temperatures between 13oC (55oF) and 37oC (98oF). They are opportunistic omnivores consuming diatoms, invertebrates, small fry, and vegetation ranging from macroalgae to rooted plants to decaying plant material. They are active diurnally. Their behavioral patterns are not well documented but they are assumed to be very similar to or identical to the Blue Tilapia and the Mozambique Tilapia from which they are derived.


    Red tilapia have higher market value, are more appropriate for culture in salinities above 10 g/l, and are easier to seine harvest from earthen ponds and transport live than Nile tilapia. As gujarat has vast coastal area and inland resources red tilapia can be the important candidate fish as red tilapia can tolerate high salinity and it can be grown in sea water also. Farmers should evaluate environmental conditions, culture system and markets to select red tilapia for culture.


    For the culture of Red Tilapia different farming systems can be used, i.e., Mixed-sex culture, Male monosex culture, Polyculture, Integrated culture.The Red Tilapia has recently become a focused farmed species with many aquaculture facilities being retooled and dedicated to their production. They are relatively fast growing to a uniform size and have calm dispositions making their handling and transport facile. Although they are more difficult to farm than the Blue Tilapia, the Mozambique Tilapia, and the Nile Tilapia, they have attracted producers due to their enhanced marketability as their flesh color can command prices about twice that of the dark-colored tilapia.

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