Specimen Information

Sarotherodon melanotheron
Sarotherodon melanotheron
(Blackchin Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID160982
GroupFishes
GenusSarotherodon
Speciesmelanotheron
Common NameBlackchin Tilapia
StateFL
CountyHillsborough
LocalityHillsborough Bay
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameTampa Bay
HUC8 Number03100206
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month4
Collection Year1960
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:582
Author:Springer, V.G., and J.H. Finucane
Date:1963
Title:The African cichlid, Tilapia heudeloti Dumeril, in the commercial catch of Florida.
Journal:Transactions of the American Fisheries Society
Volume:92
Pages:317-318
CommentsTwo females with mature or near mature eggs and both males' oral cavities were filled with eggs
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Collected4
Year Classadult
Number of Breeding Females2
Number of Breeding Males2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2021].

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