NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Oreochromis mossambicus
(Mozambique Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID31348
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesmossambicus
Common NameMozambique Tilapia
StateFL
CountyBrevard
LocalityE-W canal at bridge on CR 3B, 1.2 km N of Eau Galle Causeway, Satellite Beach
HUC8 NameCape Canaveral
HUC8 Number3080202
Map
Collection Day8
Collection Month7
Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:462
Author:Dial, R.S., and S.C. Wainright.
Date:1983
Title:New distributional records for non-native fishes in Florida.
Journal:Florida Scientist
Volume:46
Issue:1
Pages:8-15
Reference 2
Ref. Number:18857
Date:2009
Title:Florida Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:Florida Museum of Natural History.
CommentsNo juveniles seen or collected. Original collection number FAU 80-33.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberUF 91852
VerifierDial, Wainright
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size200 mm SL; 320 g
No Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2014].

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