NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Tilapia mariae
(Spotted Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID547161
GroupFishes
GenusTilapia
Speciesmariae
Common NameSpotted Tilapia
StateFL
CountyMonroe
LocalityCanal along Hwy 94 in Big Cypress National Preserve
HUC8 NameBig Cypress Swamp
HUC8 Number3090204
Map
Collection Day27
Collection Month4
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium | escaped captivity aquaculture
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 ID = 2818720. "Caught 2 spotted tilapia in big cypress on loop road in a canal, 11:15 am 4/27/13 saw countless numbers in water, also can see blue tilapia in the water on beds no photo was available."
Record TypeLiterature
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collectedmany
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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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