Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1428250
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateSC
CountyBerkeley
LocalityCooper River, near Naval Weapons Station Charleston
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCooper
HUC8 Number3050201
HUC10 NameCooper River
HUC10 Number0305020107
HUC12 NameUpper Cooper River
HUC12 Number030502010705
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month12
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusfailed
CommentsLikely hybrid. Specimen was caught alive in the SCDNR Electrofishing Survey sampling gear. The specimen was worked up for histology and aging (otoliths) hence the removal of the filets in the photos attached to this report.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Brackish
Number Collected1
Photo




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