Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID238504
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityCanals and ditches in the rice fields of the Everglades Agricultural Area near Belle Glade, FL
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 NameEast Bolles Canal
HUC10 Number0309020202
HUC12 NameEast Bolles Canal
HUC12 Number030902020200
Map
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Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16100
Author:Pearlstine, E., W.M. Bear, F.J. Mazzotti, and K.G. Rice
Date:2007
Title:Checklist of fish in rice and sugarcane fields of the Everglades Agricultural Area.
Journal:Florida Scientist
Volume:70
Pages:113-119
CommentsStudy ran from October 2002 to September 2004.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/5/2020].

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