Specimen Information

Oreochromis niloticus
Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID254537
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Tilapia
StateFL
CountyBrevard
LocalityCrane Creek in Melbourne
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCape Canaveral
HUC8 Number03080202
HUC10 NameKid Creek-Indian River Frontal
HUC10 Number0308020201
HUC12 NameCrane Creek
HUC12 Number030802020102
Map
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Collection Month1
Collection Year2007
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
Commentscollected
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5
Year Classadult
Size290 - 339 mm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/22/2020].

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