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Can tilapia be red?

Asked: Jake Sandberg, Last Updated:

The Red Tilapia is found in all Mexican freshwater systems and if not currently present in a specific body of water they will be there shortly. The Red Tilapia cannot be confused with any other species due to its uniform coloration, however, several different strains of the Red Tilapia exist globally.

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