Israeli Innovation Could Feed World With Bigger, Farmed Fish

Prevented from reproducing, fish grow a lot bigger, Jerusalem professor proves on tilapia

Ruth Schuster
Ruth Schuster
A not particularly large tilapia from the Sea of Galilee. It probably spent its energy reproducing rather than growing. Picture shows the torso and arms of a man wearing a gray T-shirt, holding in wet, dirty hands what is probably a dead tilapia, about double the size of his palm.
A not particularly large tilapia from the Sea of Galilee.Credit: Gil Eliahu