Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1335403
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyPolk
LocalityBanana Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePeace
HUC8 Number03100101
HUC10 NameLake Hancock
HUC10 Number0310010101
HUC12 NameLake Hancock
HUC12 Number031001010103
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month9
Collection Year2008
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 Collected3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2020].

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