NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID547320
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyPolk
LocalityLake Reedy, in Frostproof, on the south and east side of the lake.
HUC8 NameKissimmee
HUC8 Number3090101
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Collection Day14
Collection Month3
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwaystocked for food | 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: 2689288
Record TypeLiterature
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collectedmultiple
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2014].

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