Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID3266
Impact TypePredation/Herbivory
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIn a stable isotope study of the Lake Apopka, FL, foodweb, Blue Tilapia fed predominantly on zooplankton. While there was little dietary overlap with native fishes, nor were native fishes consuming Blue Tilapia which were the most abundant nearshore fish in the system.
Reference26285
Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/3/2022].

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