NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID290823
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Tilapia
StateWA
CountySnohomish
LocalitySkykomish River, ~100 yards upstream of mouth of Sultan River.
HUC8 NameSkykomish
HUC8 Number17110009
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Collection Day21
Collection Month8
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsOne other tilapia observed, but uncaptured.
Record TypePersonal communication
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/18/2014].

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