Bayrise informs consumers that aquaculture tilapia fish is a nutritious and healthy part of a balanced diet that is high in protein, low in fat and substitutes well in any seafood recipe. Our Fresh Tilapia is farmed in Lake Victoria, the deepest fresh water lake in the world.
Tilapia has been farm-raised as far back as ancient Egypt, and now such farming occurs in more than 85 countries. Tilapia is considered sustainable thanks to its herbivore eating habits, feeding mainly on plankton, filamentous algae, aquatic macrophytes and other vegetable matter.
Tilapia is rapidly becoming one of the most popular fish in the world, with most countries Marine Fisheries ranking it as one of the most consumed fish.