Tilapia – fish of the future for Pacific aquaculture?

 

 

Thursday, 10 December 2009

  

Representatives from the Pacific have this week heard from international experts that fish farming of tilapia – the ‘aquatic chicken’ – has reached incredible levels approaching 3 million tonnes and US $5 billion in sales annually worldwide.

The statement was made at a meeting in Noumea organised by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community’s Aquaculture Programme. More

 

Source: SPC website