Specimen Information

Oreochromis mossambicus
Oreochromis mossambicus
(Mozambique Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID161189
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesmossambicus
Common NameMozambique Tilapia
StateIL
CountyPiatt
LocalityArrowhead Pond [Lake], Allerton Park of the University of Illinois near Monticello
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Sangamon
HUC8 Number7130006
HUC10 NameLake Decatur-Sangamon River
HUC10 Number0713000604
HUC12 NameWildcat Creek-Sangamon River
HUC12 Number071300060404
Map
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Collection Year1986
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:393
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.A. Hensley, J.N. Taylor, and J.A. McCann.
Date:1986
Title:Distribution of exotic fishes in North America.
Publisher:John Wiley and Sons
Pages:675-698
CommentsAlthough this species reproduced, it was moved indoors during winter months.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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