Pest animal species

Our Pest Animal Toolkits provide information on pest animal impacts, ecology, behaviour and options for their management. The toolkits contain video explainers, case studies of successful management programs and links […]

Tilapia control methods and their effectiveness

Two species of tilapia, Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) and the black mangrove cichlid or spotted tilapia (Tilapia mariae), are becoming significant pests in many waterways in tropical and sub-tropical Australia. […]

Tilapia

Tilapia (Tilapia mariae and Oreochromis mossambicus) The black mangrove cichlid or ‘spotted tilapia’ (Tilapia mariae) and the Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) were illegally introduced into Australian waterways during the 1970s. […]

Humane Codes

Model Codes of Practice (COPs) and Standard Operating procedures (SOPs) for the humane control of key pest animal species are provided. A model Code of Practice (COP) for each of […]

Impacts of introduced tilapia — Australia and overseas

The black mangrove cichlid or ‘spotted tilapia’ (Tilapia mariae) and the Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) were illegally introduced into Australian waterways during the 1970s. Both species have become well established […]

PestSmart Connect is a toolkit of information on best practice pest animals management in Australia.