Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1522597
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateNC
CountyPerson
LocalityHyco Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Dan
HUC8 Number03010104
Map
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Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1754
Author:Crutchfield, J.U., Jr.
Date:1995
Title:Establishment and expansion of redbelly tilapia and blue tilapia in power plant cooling reservoir.
Journal:American Fisheries Society Symposium
Volume:15
Pages:452-461
CommentsNumber collected is density (Per Hectare)
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected290 /ha


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/26/2020].

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