Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis Niloticus)

Nile Tilapia taxonomy identification Thailand Name: Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis Niloticus).
Status: Introduced.
One of the most common fish encountered when fishing in Thailand. A very very popular food fish in Thailand with a good  taste and can be found  in most restaurant’s or street market stall’s around Chiang mai and the rest of Thailand. Max. size 3 kg. We catch him often up to 2 kg at Dreamlake fishing resort. Tilapia will take almost any bait presented well especially worms, breads, insects and some times flies and small lures, a sporting fish on light tackle.

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