Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID27339
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateAR
CountyJefferson
LocalityArkansas River near Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Pool #2, 2 miles below dam #3
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Arkansas
HUC8 Number08020401
HUC10 NameLower Arkansas Outlet
HUC10 Number0802040104
HUC12 NameDouglas Lake-Lower Arkansas Outlet
HUC12 Number080204010402
Map
+
Collection Month8
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18857
Author:Florida Museum of Natural History
Date:2009
Title:Ichthyology Collection database.
Publisher:University of Florida
Commentsrecieved a sample of 2 from Tom; will be sent to UF
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberUF 184761
VerifierLeo Nico & Pam Fuller
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved2


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/30/2020].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.