Specimen Information

Oreochromis sp.
Oreochromis sp.
(tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID261468
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciessp.
Common Nametilapia
StateLA
CountyPlaquemines
Localitycanal in Port Sulphur
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEast Central Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090301
HUC10 NameBarataria Bay-Frontal Gulf of Mexico
HUC10 Number0809030105
HUC12 NamePort Sulphur
HUC12 Number080903010510
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18630
Author:Marshall, B.
Date:2009
Title:Section of Plaquemines Waterways to be Poisoned to Kill Foreign Fish.
Journal:The Times-Picayune
Publisher:wwwnolacom.
Issue:May 6, 2009
Reference 2
Ref. Number:18631
Author:Staff Report.
Date:2009
Title:Tilapia Found in Public Waterways.
Publisher:newstarcom.
Issue:May 7, 2009
CommentsThe Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has closed the affected waterways and plans to apply rotenone in an effort to eradicate the tilapia. No permitted aquaculture facilities nearby. Probable hybrid, see voucher photos.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Photo




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