Specimen Information

Oreochromis niloticus
Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID167835
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Tilapia
StateAL
LocalityGin Creek on Walter F. George Reservoir (Lake Eufala), Chattahoochee River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Choctawhatchee
HUC8 Number03140201
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Commentsphotos; all same size indicating aquaculture escape; no evidence of reproduction yet.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierPam Fuller - USGS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected12; saved 2
Size9 inches
Number Preserved2
Photo






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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2021].

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