Specimen Information

Oreochromis niloticus
Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID237365
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Tilapia
StateMS
CountyJackson
LocalityRobinson Bayou, downstream from SeaChick Farm
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePascagoula
HUC8 Number03170006
HUC10 NameWest Pascagoula River-Pascagoula River
HUC10 Number0317000603
HUC12 NameUpper West Pascagoula-Pascagoula Rivers
HUC12 Number031700060302
Map
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Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15734
Author:Peterson, M.S., W.T. Slack, and C.M. Woodley
Date:2005
Title:The occurrence of non-indigenous Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus) in coastal Mississippi, USA: ties to aquaculture and thermal effluent.
Journal:Wetlands
Volume:25
Issue:1
Pages:112-121
Reference 2
Ref. Number:15970
Author:Peterson, M.S., W.T. Slack, G.L. Waggy, J. Finley, C.M. Woodley, M.L. Partyka.
Date:2005
Title:Foraging in non-native environments: comparison of Nile Tilapia and three co-occurring native centrarchids in invaded coastal Mississippi wetersheds.
Journal:Environmental Biology of Fishes
Volume:76
Pages:283-301
Commentssee pubs for details of study. fishes were collected between november 2000 and february 2001.
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalMMNS
VerifierSlack, W. Todd
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedthousands


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