Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID273921
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyHillsborough
LocalityUnnamed pond at Busch Gardens in Tampa
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHillsborough
HUC8 Number03100205
HUC10 NameMiddle Hillsborough River
HUC10 Number0310020505
HUC12 NameSpillway 20
HUC12 Number031002050503
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month7
Collection Year1977
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1940
Author:Foot, K.J.
Date:1977
Title:Annual Performance Report: Preliminary Status Investigations of Blue Tilapia. Period July 6, 1976 - June 30, 1977.
Publisher:Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/8/2021].

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