Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID266810
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyCharlotte
LocalityCharlotte Harbor drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameCharlotte Harbor
HUC8 Number03100103
HUC10 Number0310010303
Map
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Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18981
Author:Poulakis, G.R., R.E. Matheson, Jr., M.E. Mitchell, D.A. Blewett, and C.F. Idelberger
Date:2004
Title:Fishes of the Charlotte Harbor Estuarine System, Florida.
Journal:Gulf of Mexico Science
Volume:22
Issue:2
Pages:117-150
CommentsFish were sampled between 1989 and 2002.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2019].

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