Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID272802
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateOK
CountyOklahoma
LocalityNorth Canadian River just east of Oklahoma City
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower North Canadian
HUC8 Number11100302
HUC10 NameOklahoma City-North Canadian River
HUC10 Number1110030201
HUC12 NameCrooked Oak Creek-North Canadian River
HUC12 Number111003020105
Map
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Collection Year1987
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1742
Author:Pigg, J., R. Gibbs, and J. Stahl
Date:1992
Title:Distribution records for three new introduced species of the ichthyofauna of Oklahoma waters.
Journal:Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Science
Volume:72
Pages:1-2
Reference 2
Ref. Number:19537
Author:Matthews, W.J., and F.R. Gelwick
Date:1990
Title:Fishes of Crutcho Creek and the North Canadian River in central Oklahoma: effects of urbanization.
Journal:Southwestern Naturalist
Volume:35
Issue:4
Pages:403-410
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected469


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/12/2019].

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