Specimen Information

Oreochromis niloticus
Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID165332
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Tilapia
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityNorth Shore Channel [Chicago River] at Dempster [Street][Evanston, IL]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
HUC10 NameNorth Branch Chicago River-Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
HUC10 Number0712000301
HUC12 NameNorth Shore Channel
HUC12 Number071200030104
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month8
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statuscollected
CommentsNone captured in 2005 survey.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5
Size92-135 mm; 34-135 g


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/28/2021].

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