Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID280680
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyPinellas
LocalityLake Tarpon
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTampa Bay
HUC8 Number03100206
HUC10 NameMoccasin Creek-Double Branch Frontal
HUC10 Number0310020601
HUC12 NameLake Tarpon
HUC12 Number031002060102
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24004
Author:Allen, M.S., W. Tate, K.I. Tugend, M. Rogers, and K.J. Dockendorf.
Date:2003
Title:Effects of water-level fluctuations on the fisheries of Lake Tarpon. Final Report.
Publisher:Pinellas County Department of Environmental Management
Pages:53 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/26/2021].

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