Zebra Tilapia

The fish pictured above is called a "Zebra Tilapia" for obvious reasons! The Scientific name is Tilapia buttikoferi! These fish are Native of West Africa and are extremely aggressive fish. They get quite large compared to most fish in the cichlid family.

Apparently someone had it as a pet and then after it killed some of their other fish decided to let it go in a pond in Michigan. Which is ILLEGAL. Fortunately this fish will probably not make it through the Michigan winter since they can't take the cold.

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