Specimen Information

Oreochromis mossambicus
Oreochromis mossambicus
(Mozambique Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1633411
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesmossambicus
Common NameMozambique Tilapia
StateCA
CountyLos Angeles
LocalityLake Balboa, Anthony C. Beilenson Park in Van Nuys
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLos Angeles
HUC8 Number18070105
HUC10 NameUpper Los Angeles River
HUC10 Number1807010502
HUC12 NameTujunga Wash-Los Angeles River
HUC12 Number180701050208
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month1
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsContact has found many over the years in many age classes, both male and female; reports that this fish species is the most abundant and common fish caught with hook and line
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/5/2020].

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