Mojarra vs. Tilapia: What's the Difference?
Mojarra and Tilapia Definitions
Any of various small, silvery, mainly tropical marine fishes of the family Gerreidae, having a very protrusible mouth.
Any of various cichlid fishes of the genera Tilapia, Oreochromis, and Sarotherodon, native to Africa and the Middle East and raised for food in many parts of the world.
Any perciform fish in the family Gerreidae, often used as bait.
Any of various edible fish, formerly species of the genus Tilapia, but now placed in other cichlid genera (such as Oreochromis), native to Africa and the Middle East but cultivated worldwide.
Any of certain basslike marine fishes (mostly of tropical seas, and having a deep, compressed body, protracile mouth, and large silvery scales) constituting the family Gerridæ, as Gerres plumieri, found from Florida to Brazil and used as food. Also, any of numerous other fishes of similar appearance but belonging to other families.
A genus of Cichlidae
Small silvery schooling fishes with protrusible mouths found in warm coastal waters