Specimen Information

Sarotherodon melanotheron
Sarotherodon melanotheron
(Blackchin Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID164065
GroupFishes
GenusSarotherodon
Speciesmelanotheron
Common NameBlackchin Tilapia
StateHI
CountyHonolulu
LocalityJames Campbell National Wildlife Refuge
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameOahu
HUC8 Number20060000
HUC10 Number2006000002
Map
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Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14257
Author:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Date:2005
Title:National Wildlife Refuge System Invasive Species.
Publisher:USFWS National Wildlife Refuge System and USGS National Institute of Invasive Species Science.
CommentsPresently 10 species are established in Hawaiian waters and they can reduce or elimate food consumed by endangered and other Hawaiian waterbirds. They also deteriorate the water environment.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2019].

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