Specimen Information

Oreochromis niloticus
Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID254543
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Tilapia
StateFL
CountyHendry
LocalityLake Okeechobee
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Okeechobee
HUC8 Number03090201
HUC10 NameLake Okeechobee
HUC10 Number0309020102
HUC12 NameLake Okeechobee
HUC12 Number030902010200
Map
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Collection Month6
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


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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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