Specimen Information

Oreochromis niloticus
Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID26411
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Tilapia
StateAL
CountyLee
LocalitySougahatchee Creek, Yates Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Tallapoosa
HUC8 Number03150110
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month1
Collection Year1986
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1563
Author:Mettee, M.F., P.E. O'Neil, and J.M. Pierson.
Date:1996
Title:Fishes of Alabama and the Mobile Basin.
Publisher:Oxmoor House, Inc, Birmingham, AL.
Pages:820 pp
CommentsMettee et al (1996) say introduced into Tallapoosa in front table of book-possibly indicating it is still present and hence established?
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierAL Game & Fish
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size280 mm; 510 g


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