Specimen Information

Oreochromis niloticus
Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID254535
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Tilapia
StateFL
CountyJackson
LocalityLake Seminole
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Chattahoochee
HUC8 Number03130004
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15920
Author:Shafland, P.L., K.B. Gestring, and M.S. Stanford
Date:2008
Title:Florida's exotic freshwater fishes - 2007.
Journal:Florida Scientist
Volume:71
Issue:3
Pages:220-245
CommentsNo Nile tilapia were collected in subsequent sampling, and no evidence of over-wintering or reproducing in this lake.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/21/2020].

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