Specimen Information

Sarotherodon melanotheron
Sarotherodon melanotheron
(Blackchin Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID160983
GroupFishes
GenusSarotherodon
Speciesmelanotheron
Common NameBlackchin Tilapia
StateFL
CountyHillsborough
Localitytributary of Bullfrog Creek about 1/2 mile above its entrace into Hillsborough Bay
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameTampa Bay
HUC8 Number03100206
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month10
Collection Year1962
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:20915
Author:Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History.
Date:2011
Title:National Museum of Natural History Vertebrate Zoology Ichthyology Collection
Publisher:Smithsonian Institution
Commentswater temp 23.7C; salinity 8.22 ppt; pH 7.63
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalUnited States National Museum
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 179008.5171313
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Collected2
Size50 mm, 53 mm SL
Number Preserved2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/28/2021].

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