Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID157700
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateTX
CountyHarris
LocalityBrays Bayou, in southern Harris County, s of Houston, forms part of shipping canal
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameBuffalo-San Jacinto
HUC8 Number12040104
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month10
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13707
Author:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Date:2001
Title:Fish Records: Water Body - All Tackle.
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Issue:April 24, 2001
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size.48 lbs; 9.0 in


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/11/2019].

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