What is tilapia called in Australia?
Black mangrove cichlid
In Australia usually called just “tilapia”, these fish were originally introduced as tropical aquarium fish.
Is tilapia a bottom feeder?
One fish that many people label as a bottom feeder is Tilapia—but that’s not strictly true. In the wild, Tilapia usually eat around the mid-level of the water, although they will go to the bottom for food if they can’t find suitable food anywhere else. When they can get it, they opt for a diet of algae and lake plants.
Is tilapia saltwater or freshwater?
Tilapia is the name for several species of freshwater fish. Although farmed all over the world, China is the largest producer of this fish.