Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records as well as those with scientific name Oreochromis niloticus listed in key words.

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33796 Journal Article Abarra, S.T., S.F. Velasquez, K.D.D.C. Guzman, J.L.F. Felipe, M.M. Tayamen, J.A. Ragaza. 2017. Replacement of fishmeal with processed meal from knife fish Chitala ornata in diets of juvenile Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus. Aquaculture Reports 5:76-83.
40200 News Anonymous. 2019. DLNR deals with another tilapia invasion threatening native aquatic life. Hawaii News Now. Honolulu, HI. Created on 10/26/2019. Accessed on 03/17/2023.
29521 Database Barnett, J. 2016. Arkansas ANS Database (unpublished data). Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Benton, AR. Accessed on 10/10/2016.
38468 Journal Article Behrends, L.L., J.B. Kingsley, and M.J. Bulls. 1990. Cold tolerance in maternal mouthbrooding tilapias: phenotypic variation among species and hybrids. Aquaculture 85:271-280.
33827 Journal Article Briones, J.C.A., R.D.S. Papa, G.A. Cauyan, N. Mendoza, N. Okuda. 2016. Fish diversity and trophic interactions in Lake Sampaloc (Luzon Is., Philippines). Tropical Ecology 57(3):567-581.
25022 Journal Article Britton, J.R., and M.L. Orsi. 2012. Non-native fish in aquaculture and sport fishing in Brazil: economic benefits versus risks to fish diversity in the upper River Paraná Basin. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 22(3):555-565.
24369 Database Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health. 2019. EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system. The University of Georgia, Tifton, GA. Accessed on 01/27/2019.
40180 News Chavez, R. 1984. Growing school of exotic fish has some game officials worried. Miami Herold. Miami, FL.
29040 Web Page Culbertson, J. 2016. Exotic fish discovered in urban bayous of Galveston Bay. Accessed on 09/20/2016.
27193 Journal Article Dang En Gua, Guang Ming Maa, Yun Jie Zhua, Meng Xua, Du Luoa, Ying Ying Lia, Hui Weia, Xi Dong Mua, Jian Ren Luoa, Yin Chang Hu. 2015. The impacts of invasive Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) on the fisheries in the main rivers of Guangdong Province, China. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 59:1-7.
18582 Database Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, (Larry Connor). 2009. FWC Exotic database as of 3-31-2009. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
29166 Database Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. 2016. FL FWC Long-term monitoring database. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tallahassee, FL.
25899 Database Florida Museum of Natural History. 2013. Florida Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL. Accessed on 04/09/2013.
26212 Database GBIF. 2013. Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database. Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Accessed on 05/01/2013.
29260 Journal Article Godwin, J.C., D.A. Steen, D. Werneke, and J.W. Armbruster. 2016. Two significant records of exotic tropical freshwater fishes in southern Alabama. Southeastern Naturalist 15(4):N57-N60.
267 Report Grabowski, S.J., S.D. Hiebert, and D.M. Lieberman. 1984. Potential for introduction of three species of nonnative fishes into central Arizona via the Central Arizona Project - A literature review and analysis. REC-ERC-84-7. US Dept of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO.
24380 Journal Article Grammer, G.L., W.T. Slack, M.S. Peterson, and M.A. Dugo. 2012. Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) establishment in temperate Mississippi, USA: multi-year survival confirmed by otolith ages. Aquatic Invasions 7(3):367-376.
33607 Journal Article Guerrero III, R.D. 2014. Impacts of introduced freshwater fishes in the Phillippines (1905-2013): a review and recommendations. Phillippine Journal of Science 143(1):49-59.
25960 Database Harvard University. 2013. Museum of Comparative Zoology specimen collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. Created on 04/11/2012. Accessed on 04/10/2013.
29519 Journal Article Henry, S.D., S.W. Barkley, and R.L. Johnson. 2005. Exploitation of Nile Tilapia in a closed-system public fishing reservoir in northern Arkansas. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 25:853-860.
32180 Journal Article Henson, M.N., D.D. Aday, and J.A. Rice. 2017. Thermal tolerance and survival of Nile Tilapia and Blue Tilapia under rapid and natural temperature declination rates. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 147(2):278-286.
27697 Report Hill, J.E. 2014. Bioprofile of Nile Tilapia Oreochromis niloticus (Cichlidae). UF/IFAS Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory, Ruskin, FL.
30178 Journal Article Hill, J.E. 2017. Museum specimens answer question of historic occurrence of Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) in Florida (USA). BioInvasions Records 6(383-391).
39102 Journal Article Hill, J.E. 2017. Museum specimens answer question of historic occurrence of Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) in Florida (USA). International Journal of Field Research on Biological Invasions 6(4):383-391.
42610 Journal Article K.A. Obirikorang, W. Sekey, S. Amenutsuor-Vondee, E. Kweku-Akagbo, D. Adjei-Boateng, J.E. Kassah, and B.A. Gyampoh. 2023. Functional feeding traits and fecundity as predictors of invasive success of the introduced Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus in Lake Bosomtwe, Ghana. Biological Invasions 25:2143-2157.
25100 Journal Article Khallaf, E.A., and A.A. Alne-na-ei. 1987. Feeding ecology of Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus) & Tilapia zillii (Gervais) in a Nile Canal. Hydrobiologia 146:57-62.
1197 Book Lee, D.S., S.P. Platania, and G.H. Burgess. 1983. Atlas of North American freshwater fishes - 1983 supplement. North Carolina Biological Survey and the North Carolina State Museum of Natural History, Raleigh, NC.
26408 Database Loftus, A. 2011. Multi State Aquatic Resources Information System (MARIS) Master Database records via Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (BISON).
37843 Journal Article López, C., Steinitz‐Kannan, M., Domínguez‐Granda, L., Soto, L.M., Gomes‐Barbosa, L., Karpowicz, M., dos Santos‐Silva, E.N., Arcifa, M.S. and Marrone, F. 2021. Loss of a freshwater copepod species from El Junco Lake, Galápagos following the introduction and eradication of the Nile tilapia. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 31(12):3651-3656.
24754 Journal Article Lowe, M.R., W. Wu, M.S. Peterson, N.J. Brown-Peterson, W.T. Slack, and P.J. Schofield. 2012. Survival, growth and reproduction of non-native Nile tilapia II: fundamental niche projections and invasion potential in the northern Gulf of Mexico. PLoS ONE 7(7):e41580.
23939 Journal Article Martin, C.W., M.M. Valentine, and J.F. Valentine. 2010. Competitive interactions between invasive Nile tilapia and native fish: the potential for altered trophic exchange and modification of food webs. PLoS ONE 5(12):e14395.
38729 Journal Article McAndrew, B.J., K.C. Majumdar. 1989. Growth studies on juvenile tilapia using pure species, hormone-treated and nine interspecific hybrids. Aquaculture and Fisheries Management 20:35-47.
33908 Journal Article McCrary, J.K., B.R. Murphy, J.R. Stauffer Jr., and S.S. Hendrix. 2007. Tilapia (Teleostei: Cichlidae) status in Nicaraguan natural waters. Environmental Biology of Fishes 78(2):107-114.
33906 Journal Article McKaye, K.R., J.D. Ryan, J.R. Stauffer Jr., L.J. Lopez Perez, G.I. Vega, and E.P. van den Berghe. 1995. African Tilapia in Lake Nicaragua. BioScience 45(6):406-411.
1563 Book Mettee, M.F., P.E. O'Neil, and J.M. Pierson. 1996. Fishes of Alabama and the Mobile Basin. Oxmoor House, Inc, Birmingham, AL.
109 Book Minckley, W.L. 1973. Fishes of Arizona. Arizona Fish and Game Department, Phoenix, AZ.
20877 Database Mississippi Museum of Natural Science. 2011. Mississippi Museum of Natural Science - Ichthyology Collection. Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.
23991 Journal Article Monteiro de Azevedo-Santos, V., O. Rigonlin-Sa, and F.M. Pelicice. 2011. Growing, losing or introducing? Cage aquaculture as a vectore for the introduction of non-native fish in Furnas Reservoir, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Neotropical Ichthyology 9(4):915-919.
25976 Database North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences. 2013. North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, NC. Created on 02/10/2009. Accessed on 04/11/2013.
15734 Journal Article Peterson, M.S., W.T. Slack, and C.M. Woodley. 2005. The occurrence of non-indigenous Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus) in coastal Mississippi, USA: ties to aquaculture and thermal effluent. Wetlands 25(1):112-121.
24384 Journal Article Peterson, M.S., W.T. Slack, G.L. Waggy, J. Finley, C.M. Woodley, and M.L Partyka. 2006. Foraging in non-native environments: comparison of Nile tilapia and three co-occuring native centrarchids in invaded coastal Mississippi watersheds. Environmental Biology of Fishes 76:283-301.
15970 Journal Article Peterson, M.S., W.T. Slack, G.L. Waggy, J. Finley, C.M. Woodley, M.L. Partyka. 2005. Foraging in non-native environments: comparison of Nile Tilapia and three co-occurring native centrarchids in invaded coastal Mississippi wetersheds. Environmental Biology of Fishes 76:283-301.
14176 Journal Article Peterson, M.S., W.T. Slack, N.J. Brown-Peterson, and J.L. McDonald. 2004. Reproduction in nonnative environments: establishment of Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus, in coastal Mississippi watersheds. Copeia 2004(4):842-849.
41896 Journal Article Rocha, B.S., E. García-Berthou, and M.V. Cianciaruso. 2023. Non-native fishes in Brazilian freshwaters: identifying biases and gaps in ecological research. Biological Invasions 25:1643-1658.
27192 Database Schofield, P.J. 2014. Fish slam collection data from 2014 south Florida (sampling in canals in south Miami-Dade county). U.S. Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL. Created on 11/21/2014. Accessed on 01/22/2015.
29311 Database Schofield, P.J. 2016. Fish Slam - Fall 2016. U.S. Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL. Created on 01/12/2017.
29757 Database Schofield, P.J. 2017. Fish Slam Spring 2017 data (unpublished). U.S. Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL. Created on 04/12/2017.
29915 Database Schofield, P.J. 2017. Fishes of Indian River Lagoon, March-April 2017 (unpublished data). U.S. Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL. Created on 05/17/2017.
33937 Database Schofield, P.J. 2019. Fish slam data in south Florida, November 2019. Created on 11/22/2019.
35671 Database Schofield, P.J. 2021. Virtual Statewide Fish Slam, March 15-19, 2021. U.S. Geological Survey (Unpublished data), Gainesville, FL. Created on 04/19/2021. Accessed on 04/19/2021.
19803 Journal Article Schofield, P.J., M.S. Peterson, M.R. Lowe, N.J. Brown-Peterson, and W.T. Slack. 2011. Survival, growth and reproduction of non-indigenous Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus 1758). I. Physiological capabilities in various temperatures and salinities. Marine and Freshwater Research 62:439-449.
16475 Journal Article Schofield, P.J., W.T. Slack, M.S. Peterson, and D.R. Gregoire. 2007. Assessment and control of an invasive aquaculture species: an update on Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in coastal Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina. Southern Fishes Council Proceedings 1(49):9-15.
18738 Journal Article Scordella, G., F. Lumare, A. Conides, and C. Papaconstantinou. 2003. First occurrence of the tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) in Lesina Lagoon (Eastern Italian Coast). Mediterranean Marine Science 4(1):41-47.
38777 Journal Article Seyoum, S., and I. Kornfield. 1992. Identification of the subspecies of Oreochromis niloticus (Pisces: Chichlidae) using restriction endonuclease analysis of mitochrondrial DNA. Aquaculture 102:29-42.
38892 Journal Article Seyoum, S., and I. Kornfield. 1992. Taxonomic notes on the Oreochromis niloticus subspecies-complex (Pisces: Cichlidae) with a description of a new subspecies. Canadian Journal of Zoology 70(11):2161-2165.
15920 Journal Article Shafland, P.L., K.B. Gestring, and M.S. Stanford. 2008. Florida's exotic freshwater fishes - 2007. Florida Scientist 71(3):220-245.
39462 Journal Article Stauffer, J.R., Jr., E.R. Chirwa, W. Jere, A.F. Konings, D. Tweddle, and O. Weyl. 2022. Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (Teleostei: Cichlidae): a threat to native fishes of Lake Malawi? Biological Invasions 24:1585-1597.
26056 Journal Article Tongnunui, S., and F.W.H. Beamish. 2009. Habitat and relative abundance of fishes in small rivers in eastern Thailand. Environmental Biology of Fishes 85:209-220.
27669 Journal Article Turner, G.L. 1988. Environmental influences on male breeding colouration in Oreochromis niloticus. Journal of Fish Biology 32:155-156.
25944 Database Ueda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S. Loarie. 2021. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA. Accessed on 11/23/2021.
15761 News Weisberg, D. 2006. The exotic tilapia, an African species, was pulled from the Monongahela River., Pittsburgh, PA. August 13.
27215 Report Wise, R.M., V.W. van Wilgen, M.P. Hill, F. Schulthess, D. Tweddle, A. Chabi-Olay, and H.G. Zimmermann. 2007. The economic impact and appropriate management of selected invasive alien species on the African continent. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Report Number: CSIR/NRE/RBSD/ER/2007/0044/C.
33926 Journal Article Zambrano, L. E. Valiente, and M.J. Vander Zanden. 2010. Food web overlap among native axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum) and two exotic fishes: carp (Cyprinus carpio) and tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in Xochimilco, Mexico City. Biological Invasions 12(9):3061-3069.


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