NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Tilapia zillii
(Redbelly Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID29267
GroupFishes
GenusTilapia
Specieszillii
Common NameRedbelly Tilapia
StateCA
Localitystate non-specific
HUC8 NameCalifornia Region
HUC8 Number18000000
Map
Collection Year1984
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:267
Author:Grabowski, S.J., S.D. Hiebert, and D.M. Lieberman.
Date:1984
Title:Potential for introduction of three species of nonnative fishes into central Arizona via the Central Arizona Project - A literature review and analysis. REC-ERC-84-7.
Publisher:US Dept of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:275
Author:Lee, D.S., C.R. Gilbert, C.H. Hocutt, R.E. Jenkins, D.E. McAllister, and J.R. Stauffer, Jr.
Date:1980
Title:Atlas of North American Freshwater Fishes.
Publisher:North Carolina State Museum of Natural History
Issue:12
Pages:854 pp
Commentsstocked for weed control in south California, from the Colorado River westward
Record TypeLiterature
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/30/2014].

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