Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID252510
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateTX
CountyAransas
LocalityKey Allegro Island, near Rockport
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAransas Bay
HUC8 Number12100405
HUC10 NameAransas Bay
HUC10 Number1210040504
HUC12 NameAransas Bay
HUC12 Number121004050400
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month6
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17775
Author:REEF.
Date:2008
Title:Exotic Species Sighting Program and Volunteer Survey Project Database.
Publisher:Reef Environmental Education Foundation.
Volume:March 10, 2008
CommentsBlue Tilapia reported to be "common" in the area
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Marine
Number Collected1
Size10 inches


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/18/2019].

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