Details of this species in Bahamas
Source: Barton, 1999.
Arrival Date: 1960s
Species Notes for this Location:
Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) were introduced to the Bahamas as part of an abortive aquaculture project in the 1960s. They have since been widely introduced, both intentionally and unintentionally.
Management Notes for this Location:
Competition: Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) compete with the threatened native Bahama pupfish (Cyprinodon laciniatus) resulting in declining abundance of these fish (Barton, 1999).
Last Modified: 3/07/2005 3:51:11 p.m.