Silver strain (Oreochromis niloticus L.)
This broodstock (YY-male and Til-Aqua’s female line) is producing a fast growing Silver/Wildtype Natural Male Tilapia with a male ratio > 95%. This strain is ideal for harvest size over 800 gram for filleting or whole fish.
Since 2016 Til-Aqua is testing the performance of Natural Male Tilapia offspring that is originating from breeding Til-Aqua YY males with other commercially available female lines. This has given excellent results:
Til-Aqua NMT – up to 99% ♂ – good growth – uniform
Egyptian NMT – up to 97% ♂ – very uniform growth
Phillipine NMT – up to 96% ♂ – very fast growth
Kenian NMT – up to 96% ♂ – performing well in cold conditions
GIFT NMT – up to 98% ♂ – good performance
Red strain (Oreochromis niloticus L.)
This unique Red strain (Til-Aqua Red YY-males and Stirling Red female line) is producing Red Natural Male Tilapia with an average male ratio of > 96%. This strain is ideal for harvest size of 350-500 gram (consumption size) for selling as whole fish. Performs very well in full seawater!