NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID543309
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyLee
LocalityKings Canal, Lehigh Acres approximately 380 m W of Joel Blvd
HUC8 NameCaloosahatchee
HUC8 Number3090205
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Collection Day12
Collection Month3
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:The University of Georgia - Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2012
Title:EDDMapS database.
CommentsEDDMapS record = 2689271. FWC ObservationID = 41499. "I fished it out of a ditch...was about 16" long."
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierLarry Connor
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size16 inches
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/17/2014].

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