Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1335364
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyOsceola
LocalityAlligator Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKissimmee
HUC8 Number03090101
HUC10 NameBig Bend Swamp
HUC10 Number0309010109
HUC12 NameAlligator Lake
HUC12 Number030901010901
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month10
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29166
Author:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Date:2016
Title:FL FWC Long-term monitoring database
Publisher:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierFL FWCC
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/21/2020].

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