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Common Name(s): Nile Tilapia
Scientific Name: Oreochromis Niloticus Niloticus
Local Name(s): [Hk]Jip Puun Heurr
Precaution: Harmless
Edible: Yes
CNR Time: 1 min

Another common tilapia often found along side with the Mozambique Tilapia. They share similar habitat, diet and behaviour. This tilapia can sometimes be seen using as bait to catch Giant Snakeheads as an alternative to using catfishes.

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