Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID271074
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountySumter
LocalityLake Sumter (AKA Cherry Lake) at The Villages
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWithlacoochee
HUC8 Number03100208
HUC10 NameLake Panasoffkee
HUC10 Number0310020807
HUC12 NameLake Miona
HUC12 Number031002080704
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month5
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Commentsmany seen on nests
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/19/2022].

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