NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Sarotherodon melanotheron
(Blackchin Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID282627
GroupFishes
GenusSarotherodon
Speciesmelanotheron
Common NameBlackchin Tilapia
StateFL
CountyHillsborough
LocalityHillsborough River (Station 5), ca 120-200 meters upstream of northern fenceline of Lowry Park, right bank.
HUC8 NameHillsborough
HUC8 Number3100205
Map
Collection Day10
Collection Month11
Collection Year1992
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 93211
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Size60-113mm SL
No Preserved11


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/26/2014].

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