Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID266781
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyHardee
LocalityPeace River, near Wauchula, 70 km downstream from Lake Hancock
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePeace
HUC8 Number03100101
HUC10 NamePayne Creek-Peace River
HUC10 Number0310010104
HUC12 NameThompson Branch
HUC12 Number031001010405
Map
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Collection Year1983
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18979
Author:Champeau, T.R.
Date:1990
Title:Ichthyofaunal Evaluation of the Peace River, Florida.
Journal:Florida Scientist
Volume:53
Issue:4
Pages:302-311
CommentsFish were collected as part of an ichthyofaunal survey from 1983 through 1988.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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