Specimen Information

Oreochromis mossambicus
Oreochromis mossambicus
(Mozambique Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID26257
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesmossambicus
Common NameMozambique Tilapia
StateAL
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameSouth Atlantic-Gulf Region
HUC8 Number03000000
Map
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Collection Year1968
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:78
Author:Smith-Vaniz, W.F.
Date:1968
Title:Freshwater Fishes of Alabama.
Publisher:Auburn University Agricultural Experiment Station Auburn, AL.
Pages:211 pp
CommentsStocked annually in ponds and lakes. Die when water temperature reaches 10C.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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