NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Sarotherodon melanotheron
(Blackchin Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID31451
GroupFishes
GenusSarotherodon
Speciesmelanotheron
Common NameBlackchin Tilapia
StateFL
CountyBrevard
LocalityBanana River, E shore 3 mi. S of the E end of NASA Parkway, Cape Canaveral, 0.5 mi. S of Duck Pond
HUC8 NameCape Canaveral
HUC8 Number3080202
Map
Collection Day1
Collection Month9
Collection Year1988
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 91827
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size109.1 mm SL
No Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/25/2014].

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