Specimen Information

Tilapia zillii
Tilapia zillii
(Redbelly Tilapia)

Specimen ID28138
Common NameRedbelly Tilapia
CountySanta Barbara
LocalityLake Los Carneros, Goleta, near U.C., Santa Barbara
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Barbara Coastal
HUC8 Number18060013
HUC10 NameSan Pedro Creek-Frontal Santa Barbara Channel
HUC10 Number1806001302
HUC12 NameSan Pedro Creek
HUC12 Number180600130202
Collection Year1973
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
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


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