Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID27607
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateAZ
CountyPima
LocalityRandolph Park Pond, Tucson
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Santa Cruz
HUC8 Number15050301
HUC10 NameJulian Wash-Santa Cruz River
HUC10 Number1505030109
HUC12 NameArroyo Chico-Santa Cruz River
HUC12 Number150503010906
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month7
Collection Year1975
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:267
Author:Grabowski, S.J., S.D. Hiebert, and D.M. Lieberman.
Date:1984
Title:Potential for introduction of three species of nonnative fishes into central Arizona via the Central Arizona Project - A literature review and analysis. REC-ERC-84-7.
Publisher:US Dept of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked45
Size6-10 cm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/5/2020].

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