Specimen Information

Oreochromis niloticus
Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID237367
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Tilapia
StateMS
CountyJackson
LocalityBlack Creek Cooling Pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEscatawpa
HUC8 Number03170008
HUC10 NameBlack Creek-Escatawpa River
HUC10 Number0317000807
HUC12 NameBlack Creek Cooling Pond-Black Creek
HUC12 Number031700080704
Map
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Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally
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
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
DisposalMMNS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedthousands


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