image used as white space
MSUcares header Link to home page
Logos of MSU, Extension Service, and MAFES Links to home page of website.

Tilapia in Mississippi


If you want to be a "player" in the tilapia industry in the United States, potential producers should attempt to build a facility that should produce about 1/2 million pounds per year. However, if the tilapia enterprise is to provide only supplemental income then 100,000 to 250,000 pounds can be cultured.