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What type of tilapia are in Fayette county lake? #13828471 01/02/21 12:11 AM
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Just wondering if they are Mozambique?

This was in Texas gov publication...

In Texas, stocking of Mozambique tilapia does not require a permit from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Blue or Nile tilapia require an exotic species permit, and are not to be used for recreational pond stocking.

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Re: What type of tilapia are in Fayette county lake? [Re: choclabdog] #13828533 01/02/21 01:11 AM
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My impression was they are blue tilapia but could be wrong.

Re: What type of tilapia are in Fayette county lake? [Re: choclabdog] #13828814 01/02/21 04:25 AM
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Mainly Hybrid Tilapia. As also stated above there are some Blue Tilapia there as well. thumb


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Re: What type of tilapia are in Fayette county lake? [Re: choclabdog] #13829070 01/02/21 03:46 PM
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Texas Parks and Wildlife consider most of the tilapia in Texas public waters to be blue tilapia. In reality, most of them have some level of hybridization with Nile tilapia. They are also hybridized with other species of tilapia. There are some really interesting looking hybrid tilapia out there.

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Re: What type of tilapia are in Fayette county lake? [Re: choclabdog] #13830033 01/03/21 04:17 AM
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