Also indexed as:Cherry Snapper, Hawaiian Sun Fish, Mouth Brooders, Ngege, Nile Perch, St. Peter’s Fish, Sunshine Snapper
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If you purchase frozen tilapia, it will stay fresh for up to four months if it is wrapped tightly and stored at 0°F (-18°C). Thaw frozen tilapia in the refrigerator or under cold running water. Thawed or fresh tilapia should be refrigerated at 32 to 38°F (0 to 3°C) and used within two days. Do not refreeze.

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