NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID27339
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateAR
CountyJefferson
LocalityArkansas River near Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Pool #2, 2 miles below dam #3
HUC8 NameLower Arkansas-Maumelle
HUC8 Number11110207
Map
Collection Month8
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18857
Date:2009
Title:Florida Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:Florida Museum of Natural History.
Commentsrecieved a sample of 2 from Tom; will be sent to UF
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberUF 184761
VerifierLeo Nico & Pam Fuller
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
No Preserved2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2014].

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