Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID26255
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateAL
CountyLee
LocalityAuburn University experimental pond
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Tallapoosa
HUC8 Number03150110
Map
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Collection Year1967
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusfailed
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalETOH/NFRC-G
Museum Cat NumberAU-18110
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected7


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2021].

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