Specimen Information

Oreochromis mossambicus
Oreochromis mossambicus
(Mozambique Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID274463
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesmossambicus
Common NameMozambique Tilapia
StateGU
LocalityUgum River [unspecified location]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameGuam
HUC8 Number22010000
HUC10 Number2201000002
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month5
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19675
Author:Walsh, S.
Date:2010
Title:Aquatic invasive species of Guam.
Publisher:USGS Southwest Biological Sciences Center.
Commentsdrains into the Talofofo River, weir provides drinking water for some southern villages, frequent wild land fires contribute to soil erosion in the area, 50 acres of trees were planted in the watershed in between August and November 2006
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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