Specimen Information

Oreochromis niloticus
Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID168423
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Tilapia
StateFL
CountyHighlands
Localitypond located in Avon Park in a residential area near S.R. 64
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKissimmee
HUC8 Number03090101
HUC10 NameArbuck le Creek
HUC10 Number0309010118
HUC12 Name030901011801
HUC12 Number030901011801
Map
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Collection Month11
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statuscollected
CommentsThe pond connects to a canal when water level is high and the canal merges with a small lake without name. Photo.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recorddrainage
DisposalFWC Fish & Wildlife Research Institute
Museum Cat NumberFSBC 19918
VerifierBill Smith-Vaniz - USGS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/1/2021].

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