Specimen Information

Oreochromis mossambicus
Oreochromis mossambicus
(Mozambique Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID27627
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesmossambicus
Common NameMozambique Tilapia
StateAZ
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameLower Colorado Region
HUC8 Number15000000
Map
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Collection Year1961
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.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:268
Author:Barrett, P.J.
Date:1983
Title:Systematics of fishes of the genus Tilapia (Perciformes: Cichlidae) in the lower Colorado River basin.
Journal:M.S. thesis
Publisher:Arizona State University
Pages:60 pp
Reference 3
Ref. Number:109
Author:Minckley, W.L.
Date:1973
Title:Fishes of Arizona.
Publisher:Arizona Fish and Game Department
Pages:127 pp
CommentsSpread thoughout canals and backwaters in the lower Colorado River.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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