Specimen Information

Sarotherodon melanotheron
Sarotherodon melanotheron
(Blackchin Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1656866
GroupFishes
GenusSarotherodon
Speciesmelanotheron
Common NameBlackchin Tilapia
StateFL
CountyManatee
LocalityTidy Island Preserve, mosquito ditch
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSarasota Bay
HUC8 Number03100201
HUC10 NamePalma Sola Bay-Roberts Bay Frontal
HUC10 Number0310020101
HUC12 NamePalma Sola Bay Frontal
HUC12 Number031002010101
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day4
Collection Month12
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineBrackish-Marine
Number Collected1
Size5.8 cm total length
Number of Juveniles1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/20/2021].

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