Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1633848
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateLA
CountyEast Baton Rouge
LocalityUniversity Lake, collected on shoreline near weir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAmite
HUC8 Number08070202
HUC10 NameBayou Manchac-Amite River
HUC10 Number0807020208
HUC12 NameWard Creek-Bayou Manchac
HUC12 Number080702020803
Map
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Collection Month12
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusstocked
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/1/2021].

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