NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Sarotherodon melanotheron
(Blackchin Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID550438
GroupFishes
GenusSarotherodon
Speciesmelanotheron
Common NameBlackchin Tilapia
StateFL
CountySt. Lucie
LocalityHarbor Branch Marine Research Station, 5 miles north of Fort Pierce
HUC8 NameVero Beach
HUC8 Number3080203
Map
Collection Day20
Collection Month7
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | stocked illegally
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26212
Date:2013
Title:Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
Publisher:Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Reference 2
Ref. Number:25899
Author:Florida Museum of Natural History
Date:2013
Title:Florida Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/14301
Publisher:Florida Museum of Natural History
CommentsData from GBIF data index - original values.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberUF 141477
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/1/2014].

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