Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID240794
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateNV
CountyClark
LocalityVirgin River below the Bunkerville Diversion
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Virgin
HUC8 Number15010010
HUC10 NameSand Hollow Wash-Virgin River
HUC10 Number1501001006
HUC12 NameHen Spring-Virgin River
HUC12 Number150100100610
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month7
Collection Year2001
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
Number Collected18
Year Class0


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/9/2020].

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