Specimen Information

Oreochromis niloticus
Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1613852
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Tilapia
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityTamiami Canal
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 NameConservation Area 3A
HUC10 Number0309020211
HUC12 NameConservation Area 3A
HUC12 Number030902021100
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month10
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | stocked
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierM. Neilson (U.S. Geological Survey)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2021].

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