Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) are native to Africa and have been introduced and used as a biological control for aquatic vegetation management in much of the United States, including Texas. This publication will explore the biology, regulations, and other considerations related to Mozambique tilapia. (3 pages)
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To maximize profits, small hatcheries and oystermen can focus on branding, marketing, and production techniques to increase demand without increasing costs. Utilizing unique oyster-culture practices, highlighting regional variations, creating a brand name, and attracting a loyal following can lead to increased sales and profits. (3 pages)
This publication examines common species of grubs that cause problems for pond fish in North America, explains the life cycle of each, and offers suggestions for grub management.
Esta publicacion analiza los matices de las leyes de agua de Texas que los propietarios deben navegar al ubicar, disenar y llenar sus estanques. (3 paginas)
Aquatic vegetation is a common problem in ponds, which can lead to low, dissolved oxygen fish kills, increased water evaporation, reduced access for recreation, reduced fish growth, and many other issues. In addition to mechanical, physical, and chemical control options, biological control is an efficient, relatively inexpensive way to manage some nuisance aquatic vegetation populations. […]