Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)

27 results for Oreochromis aureus (Blue Tilapia)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
36972 NC Neuse (HUC6) non-specific1991 03020200 Neusecollected
37138 NC Roanoke (HUC6) non-specific1991 03010100 Roanokecollected
36894 NC upper French Broad drainage1991 06010105 Upper French Broadstocked
37119 NCBuncombeFrench Broad drainage in Buncombe County1991 06010105 Upper French Broadstocked
37289 NCBuncombeLake Julian Reservoir (formerly Skyland Lake), Ashville, NC1965 06010105 Upper French Broadestablished
543294 NCBuncombeLake Julian, ca. 1.1 air miles SW center Skyland, ca. 8.3 air miles SSE center Asheville2005 06010105 Upper French Broadestablished
543296 NCBuncombeLake Julian, ca. 1.1 air miles SW center Skyland, ca. 8.3 air miles SSE center Asheville2008 06010105 Upper French Broadestablished
550352 NCBuncombeLake Julian, ca. 1.1 air miles SW center Skyland, ca. 8.3 air miles SSE center Asheville2008 06010105 Upper French Broadunknown
37187 NCNew HanoverNortheast Cape Fear drainage1991 03030007 Northeast Cape Fearcollected
550355 NCPersonHyco Lake Reservoir, cove in dam spillway area, SW off Edwin Robertson Road (SR 1337), 8.9 air miles NNW Roxboro2007 03010104 Lower Danunknown
550353 NCPersonHyco Lake Reservoir, lower 100 m portion of Hyco power plant discharge channel and adjacent lake shoreline SW of channel mouth, 8.1 air miles NW of Roxboro2007 03010104 Lower Danunknown
37185 NCPersonHyco Reservoir1984 03010104 Lower Danestablished
1522580 NCPersonHyco Reservoir1985 03010104 Lower Danestablished
1522582 NCPersonHyco Reservoir1986 03010104 Lower Danestablished
1522584 NCPersonHyco Reservoir1987 03010104 Lower Danestablished
1522586 NCPersonHyco Reservoir1989 03010104 Lower Danestablished
1522593 NCPersonHyco Reservoir1991 03010104 Lower Danestablished
36851 NCPersonHyco Reservoir1991 03010104 Lower Danestablished
1522595 NCPersonHyco Reservoir1992 03010104 Lower Danestablished
1522597 NCPersonHyco Reservoir1993 03010104 Lower Danestablished
806534 NCPersonHyco River at Hyco Reservoir1985 03010104 Lower Danestablished
806538 NCPersonHyco River at Hyco Reservoir1986 03010104 Lower Danestablished
806540 NCPersonHyco River at Hyco Reservoir1987 03010104 Lower Danestablished
806542 NCPersonHyco River at Hyco Reservoir1989 03010104 Lower Danestablished
806544 NCPersonHyco River at Hyco Reservoir1991 03010104 Lower Danestablished

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/19/2021].

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