NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Tilapia mariae
(Spotted Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID160303
GroupFishes
GenusTilapia
Speciesmariae
Common NameSpotted Tilapia
StateNV
CountyClark
LocalityRogers Spring (Overton Arm of Lake Mead)
HUC8 NameLake Mead
HUC8 Number15010005
Map
Collection Day18
Collection Month10
Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:385
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and J.E. Deacon.
Date:1983
Title:Fish introductions in the American Southwest: a case history of Rogers Spring, Nevada.
Journal:Southwestern Naturalist
Volume:28
Pages:221-224
Reference 2
Ref. Number:25111
Author:Anonymous
Date:2012
Title:Collection records of Tilapia mariae from U.S. museums. Downloaded from FishNET on 28 November 2012.
Publisher:Anonymous
Reference 3
Ref. Number:18857
Date:2009
Title:Florida Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:Florida Museum of Natural History.
Reference 4
Ref. Number:20843
Author:University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.
Date:2011
Title:University of Michigan Museum of Zoology - Ichthyology Collection.
Publisher:University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.
CommentsDominant species in the spring. Also UMMZ 209832 (10 specimens) at this location/date.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUF 176938
VerifierDeacon, J.
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
No Preserved82


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