Specimen Information

Oreochromis niloticus
Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID238496
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Tilapia
StateMA
CountySuffolk
LocalityCharles River, Esplanade basin, about 100 yards upriver of Hatch Memorial Shell in Boston
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCharles
HUC8 Number01090001
HUC10 NameLower Charles River-Frontal Boston Harbor
HUC10 Number0109000107
HUC12 NameCharles River-Frontal Boston Harbor
HUC12 Number010900010704
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month6
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statuscollected
CommentsStudent says he saw them there in 2006 also. See voucher photos.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierDr. William Smith-Vaniz - USGS, Gainesville, FL
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number Released1
Photo




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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2021].

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