Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID165192
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
LocalityKissimmee drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameKissimmee
HUC8 Number03090101
Map
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Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14814
Author:Nico, L.G.
Date:2005
Title:Changes in the fish fauna of the Kissimmee River Basin, peninsular Florida: nonnative additions.
Publisher:American Fisheries Society.
Pages:523-556
Reference 2
Ref. Number:165
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., H.F. Sahlman, W.W. Miley II, and D.J. Herrema
Date:1974
Title:Exotic fishes in fresh and brackish waters of Florida.
Journal:Biological Conservation
Volume:6
Issue:4
Pages:292-302
Commentsfirst report from drainage; probably invaded several year earlier
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/5/2020].

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