Re: NANFA-- Tilapia

The Thaumaturgist (
Thu, 28 Mar 2002 09:37:28 -0800 (PST)

Here in Florida, we have breeders that breed the Black, the
Red and the Orange Tilapias (T.niloticus and T.mossambica).
Here is a website for more info,

Asit K. Ghosh
Rockledge, FL
--- Henry Deford <> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have a friend that has been searching for quite sometime to get
> her hands
> on these fish. I have read that they are originally from African
> and have
> been introduced into the US here and life all over the nation. My
> question
> is, has anyone ever collected any of these Mossambicus (Mozambique
> tilapia)
> in a Red or Orange variety (the regular variety is black and
> green)? I am
> curious as to where these red/orange variants are being caught, if
> at all in
> the US.
> Thank you,
> Henry Deford
> Owings Mills, MD
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