Specimen Information

Oreochromis mossambicus x hornorum
(hybrid tilapia)
Exotic Hybrid

Specimen ID161180
Speciesmossambicus x hornorum
Common Namehybrid tilapia
CountyLos Angeles
LocalityCerritos Flood Control Channel
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSan Gabriel
HUC8 Number18070106
Collection Year1986
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Reference 1
Ref. Number:393
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.A. Hensley, J.N. Taylor, and J.A. McCann.
Title:Distribution of exotic fishes in North America.
Publisher:John Wiley and Sons
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation

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