Solomon Islands explores ‘super tilapia’


SeafoodSource staff

Published on
March 13, 2012

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources is looking at the possibility of helping Solomon Islanders go into aquaculture or fish farming.

SPC Director of Fisheries Mike Batty held discussions with officials of the Ministry on the possibility of introducing “Super Tilapia” farming in Solomon Islands.??

Batty, who had worked for many years in Solomon Islands with the Ministry of Fishery, said people in Rennell Islands in the Rennell Bellona Province have been farming another species of tilapia for many years.

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