NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID616737
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Tilapia
StateTN
CountySumner
LocalityCumberland River, downstream of Gallatin Fossil Plant
HUC8 NameLower Cumberland-Old Hickory Lake
HUC8 Number5130201
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Collection Day13
Collection Month11
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsThree specimens collected in three different bottom substrates (rock, grass, and woody debris). Possible hybrid with O. aureus.
Record TypePersonal communication
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected3
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/25/2014].

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