NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Tilapia mariae
(Spotted Tilapia)
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID550523
Common NameSpotted Tilapia
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityDrainage canal W of Military Rd, N of Hwy 802 in Green Acres City (at Biscayne Dr Bridge immediately W of Fleming Ave)
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number3090206
Collection Day4
Collection Month10
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium | escaped captivity aquaculture
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26212
Title:Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
Publisher:Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Reference 2
Ref. Number:25899
Author:Florida Museum of Natural History
Title:Florida Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
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 100476
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater

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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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