Specimen Information

Oreochromis mossambicus
Oreochromis mossambicus
(Mozambique Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID261393
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesmossambicus
Common NameMozambique Tilapia
StateTX
CountyHays
LocalitySan Marcos River at the intake screen for the San Marcos State Fish Hatchery
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Marcos
HUC8 Number12100203
HUC10 NameUpper San Marcos River
HUC10 Number1210020303
HUC12 NamePurgatory Creek-San Marcos River
HUC12 Number121002030302
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month10
Collection Year1959
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity zoo
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:374
Author:Brown, W.H.
Date:1961
Title:First Record of the African Mouthbreeder Tilapia mossambica Peters in Texas.
Journal:The Texas Journal of Science
Volume:13
Pages:352-354
CommentsOne specimen collected.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size2.5 inches TL


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