RISK ASSESSMENT FOR THE INTRODUCTION OF NILE TILAPIA FOR AQUACULTURE PURPOSES INTO THE EASTERN CAPE

A biological risk assessment of the species was undertaken. The study was primarily based on existing case studies, and climate / habitat matches. The report was used to assist conservation and permitting authorities in making decisions regarding the use of this species for aquaculture purposes in the Eastern Cape.

Project Leader : Shipton, Dr Tom A.

Project Members : Shipton, Dr Tom A.

Category : Alien species risk assessments
Client : ECDC (East Cape Development Corporation)
Year : 2008