Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID259312
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateAZ
CountyYuma
LocalityColorado River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Colorado
HUC8 Number15030107
HUC10 NamePicacho Wash-Colorado River
HUC10 Number1503010701
HUC12 NameHaughtelin Lake-Colorado River
HUC12 Number150301070105
Map
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Collection Year1983
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:268
Author:Barrett, P.J.
Date:1983
Title:Systematics of fishes of the genus Tilapia (Perciformes: Cichlidae) in the lower Colorado River basin.
Journal:M.S. thesis
Publisher:Arizona State University
Pages:60 pp
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalArizona State University Natural History Museum
Museum Cat NumberASU 9845-9848
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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