Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1322833
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityC-51 in West Palm Beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameLower West Palm Beach Canal
HUC10 Number0309020609
HUC12 NameLower West Palm Beach Canal
HUC12 Number030902060900
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month11
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | stocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29311
Author:Schofield, P.J.
Date:2016
Title:Fish Slam - Fall 2016
Publisher:U.S. Geological Survey
CommentsFish collected during 'fish slam fall 2016'.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/18/2020].

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