Red Tilapia

Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus Global harvest of tilapia in million tonnes as reported by the FAO, 1950–2009 Tilapia is the common name for nearly a hundred species of cichlid fish from the 

Availability: The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (2016) reported that, in 2014, Bangladesh ranked third after China and Indonesia among the top tilapia producing countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Production increased from 2,140 metric tons (MT) in 1999 to 347,801 MT in 2015.

Scientific NameOreochromis niloticus
English Name:  Tilapia
Bengali Name:  Tilapia
Local Name: Telapia/Talapia