Specimen Information

Oreochromis mossambicus
Oreochromis mossambicus
(Mozambique Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID276085
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesmossambicus
Common NameMozambique Tilapia
StateTX
CountyHenderson
LocalityTrinidad Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Trinity
HUC8 Number12030105
HUC10 NameRush Creek-Trinity River
HUC10 Number1203010505
HUC12 NameTrinidad Lake-Trinity River
HUC12 Number120301050504
Map
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Collection Month12
Collection Year1975
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:986
Author:Noble, R.L.
Date:1977
Title:Response of reservoir fish populations to Tilapia reduction.
Journal:Progress Rpt. to Sport Fishery Research Foundation (4/4/77)
Pages:5 pp
CommentsPower plant that uses the reservoir for cooling was shut down for repairs, causing water temperature to fall below 50 F. Die-off happened during winter months.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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