Specimen Information

Tilapia mariae
Tilapia mariae
(Spotted Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID27755
GroupFishes
GenusTilapia
Speciesmariae
Common NameSpotted Tilapia
StateAZ
Localitysouthern AZ
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameAguirre Valley
HUC8 Number15050305
Map
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Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:275
Author:Lee, D.S., C.R. Gilbert, C.H. Hocutt, R.E. Jenkins, D.E. McAllister, and J.R. Stauffer, Jr.
Date:1980
Title:Atlas of North American Freshwater Fishes.
Publisher:North Carolina State Museum of Natural History
Issue:12
Pages:854 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:172
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and D.A. Hensley
Date:1979
Title:Range expansion in southern Florida of the introduced spotted tilapia, with comments on its environmental impress.
Journal:Environmental Conservation
Volume:6
Issue:1
Pages:149-151
Commentspossibly experimentally introduced. Courtenay and Hensley say established.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/21/2019].

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