Matorka is a world leader in Tilapia genetics research and has a breeding program that is seven generations ahead of its competitors.   Our continuous genetics research spans 18 years and is supported by a breeding program with zero in-breeding to date.  As a result, we have one of the most unique, diverse and superior strains of Tilapia in the world, with 30 distinct genetic families selected for breeding.

Our stock has been maintained disease-free, with a long history of monitoring by the University of Guelph and Cornell University. 

Matorka has developed the world’s most sophisticated Tilapia genetics program for intensive recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS).  This particular strain can help feed a growing world population in an economical, eco-friendly and sustainable way. 

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Our tilapia strain has been shown to be the most efficient for intensive recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS).  Matorka´s brood stock customers will experience advantages, including:

  • Higher yields
  • Faster growth
  • Lower mortality
  • Disease resistance
  • Best feed conversion ratio / FCR
About Matorka

Matorka is a pioneer in producing environmentally friendly and sustainable seafood.  By utilizing latest technologies, designed and developed in house, our fish is not only being fed a uniquely sustainable diet, but our whole operation is run on clean geothermal energy.

    • Hlidasmari 6
    • 201 Kopavogur
    • Iceland
    • TEL: (354) 787-8880
    • E-mail: matorka(at)

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