Specimen Information

Oreochromis niloticus
Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID152942
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Tilapia
StateMS
CountyJackson
LocalityRobinson Bayou tributary, Pascagoula dr., Indiantown Road W of Hwy 613, N of Coll Town
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePascagoula
HUC8 Number03170006
HUC10 NameWest Pascagoula River-Pascagoula River
HUC10 Number0317000603
HUC12 NameUpper West Pascagoula-Pascagoula Rivers
HUC12 Number031700060302
Map
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Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14176
Author:Peterson, M.S., W.T. Slack, N.J. Brown-Peterson, and J.L. McDonald
Date:2004
Title:Reproduction in nonnative environments: establishment of Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus, in coastal Mississippi watersheds.
Journal:Copeia
Volume:2004
Issue:4
Pages:842-849
Commentspresent since approximately 1996; collected since 2000; escaped from Starkist fish farm
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalMississippi -> UF
Museum Cat NumberMMNS 24735-29431
VerifierSlack, Todd
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedthousands
Year Classjuv-adult


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