Specimen Information

Oreochromis niloticus
Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID265911
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Tilapia
StateMS
CountyJackson
LocalityWest Pascagoula River, pond at the end of the canal just south of I-10
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePascagoula
HUC8 Number03170006
HUC10 NameWest Pascagoula River-Pascagoula River
HUC10 Number0317000603
HUC12 NameLower West Pascagoula-Pascagoula Rivers
HUC12 Number031700060303
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month1
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecimen found dead at the edge of the pond. Cause of death presumably cold water temperatures. No other sick or dead fish observed. See voucher photo.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size2.5 lbs
Photo



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