Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID240792
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateNV
CountyClark
LocalityLake Mead, Virgin Basin
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Mead
HUC8 Number15010005
HUC10 NameCatclaw Wash-Virgin River
HUC10 Number1501000511
HUC12 NameCleopatra Wash-Virgin River
HUC12 Number150100051105
Map
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Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24066
Author:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Date:2002
Title:USFWS memorandum on Tilapia Removal Program on the Virgin River, Clark County, Nevada and Mohave County, Arizona.
Publisher:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/15/2020].

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