NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Sarotherodon melanotheron
(Blackchin Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID282626
GroupFishes
GenusSarotherodon
Speciesmelanotheron
Common NameBlackchin Tilapia
StateFL
CountyHillsborough
LocalityPalm River (Station 13), ca 400 ft upstream from Maydell Drive bridge, right bank.
HUC8 NameTampa Bay
HUC8 Number3100206
Map
Collection Day11
Collection Month10
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | stocked illegally
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18857
Date:2009
Title:Florida Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:Florida Museum of Natural History.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:24485
Author:Florida Museum of Natural History.
Date:2012
Title:Specimen records of blackchin tilapia (Sarotherodon melanotheron) in the UF collection. Provided by Rob Robins on 22 March 2012.
Publisher:Florida Museum of Natural History
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUF 91156
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
No Preserved34


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/28/2014].

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