Tanzania to tackle non-native tilapia strains

(10/09/18)

Tanzania is to adopt recommendations for conserving the unique genetic diversity of its tilapia stocks in order to safeguard the country’s food security.

Tilapia farming is rapidly growing but is putting stocks of native species – which provide many African fishermen with their livelihoods – at risk, as they are interbreeding with farmed varieties.

This is affecting both wild and farmed fish, and............................................


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