Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1335425
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyLee
LocalityL-5 Canal
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFloridian
HUC8 Number32007000
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month3
Collection Year2014
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 Collected1


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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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