What are tilapia fish?

Answer Tilapia is a mildly flavored food fish native to Africa, where it has been farmed--particularly in Egypt--for thousands of years. More recently tilapia has become one of the most popular farmed fis... Read More »

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What do tilapia fish eat?

The wild tilapia is omnivorous, feeding on blue-green algae and bacteria. The tilapia is now cultured in the United States for aquariums and ponds. The cultured variety of tilapia is fed pellets to... Read More »

How to Buy Tilapia Fish?

Fresh tilapia is quickly growing in popularity around the globe. Rated in the top 10 of all seafood products by many countries, this breed of fish is well-known for its mild and even semisweet flav... Read More »

Is tilapia a white fish?

Tilapia is not considered a white fish. The tilapia belongs to the Cichlidae family, which is far different from white fish and the two have completely different environments, according to Encyclop... Read More »

Is tilapia a fatty fish?

Tilapia is a fairly low fat food, with 1 gram of fat per ounce. However, the balance of healthy omega-3 fatty acids to potentially harmful omega-6 fatty acids is low in tilapia. This makes the fish... Read More »