Specimen Information

Tilapia zillii
Tilapia zillii
(Redbelly Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID28133
GroupFishes
GenusTilapia
Specieszillii
Common NameRedbelly Tilapia
StateCA
CountyOrange
LocalityHuntington Beach, C-6 flood channel at Bushard
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Ana
HUC8 Number18070203
HUC10 NameLower Santa Ana River
HUC10 Number1807020310
HUC12 NameGreenville Banning Channel-Santa Ana River
HUC12 Number180702031003
Map
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Collection Year1973
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusfailed
Commentsefforts to introduce T. zillii in areas other than Colorado River and Salton Sea have failed. Although they were established for a time in some southern California coastal localities (Moyle 2002)
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked250


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/22/2020].

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