Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1420921
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateOH
CountyLucas
LocalityJohlin Ditch, Oregon, Ohio, Just east of the railroad bridge that crosses the Driftmeyer stream/Oregon Flood Relief project
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCedar-Portage
HUC8 Number04100010
HUC10 NameCedar Creek-Frontal Lake Erie
HUC10 Number0410001007
HUC12 NameOtter Creek-Frontal Lake Erie
HUC12 Number041000100706
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month10
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsThis fish was collected via dip net. The fish was not returned to the water. Within a few days the specimen will be sent to the Ohio State University Museum of Biological Diversity Fish Division for proper Identification and preservation
Record TypeNAS sighting report
DisposalOhio State University Museum ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberOSUM 117785
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number Preserved1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/30/2020].

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