June 3, 2010
Researchers in Malaysia Raise Salt Water Talapia
After two years of research Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) has succeeded in raising salt water tilapia.
"The salt water talapia fish tastes like sea water fish and does not smell of earth like the fresh water talapia fish," director of the Tropical Aquaculture Institute (Akuatrop), Prof Dr Faizah Shaharom told local reporters. She said the salt water talapia fish was bred in sea water. Plans are underway for scale up to commercial production she said.
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