Specimen Information

Oreochromis macrochir
Oreochromis macrochir
(longfin tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID165629
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesmacrochir
Common Namelongfin tilapia
StateHI
CountyHawaii
LocalityIsland of Hawaii
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameHawaii
HUC8 Number20010000
HUC10 Number2001000004
Map
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Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14969
Author:Mundy, B.C.
Date:2005
Title:Checklist of the fishes of the Hawaiian Archipelago. Bishop Museum Bulletin in Zoology 6
Publisher:Bishop Museum Press
Pages:704 pp
CommentsIntroduced from Zaire to reservoirs on Oahu and Maui in 1957-1959. Established in reservoirs on Hawaii Island, Maui and Oahu. Abundant in Wahiawa Reservoir (Lake Wilson). Hybrids of O. machrochir and other tilapiines occur at least in the Nu'uanu Reservoirs of Oahu.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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