Specimen Information

Oreochromis niloticus
Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1670498
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Tilapia
StateOH
CountyCuyahoga
LocalityLake Erie, near Gordon Park at the lakefront in Cleveland
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04120200
HUC10 NameLake Erie
HUC10 Number0412020003
HUC12 NameLake Erie
HUC12 Number041202000300
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month11
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
CommentsSampling on November 2 found no more specimens.
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalRetained
VerifierU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size274 mm
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2021].

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