Specimen Information

Tilapia zillii
Tilapia zillii
(Redbelly Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID27625
GroupFishes
GenusTilapia
Specieszillii
Common NameRedbelly Tilapia
StateAZ
CountyMaricopa
LocalityPhoenix Zoo [waterbody on property]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Salt
HUC8 Number15060106
HUC10 NameSalt River below Saguaro Lake
HUC10 Number1506010603
HUC12 NameCity of Phoenix-Salt River
HUC12 Number150601060306
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month7
Collection Year1979
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
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
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked526
Size4-6.5 cm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/26/2021].

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