Specimen Information

Tilapia zillii
Tilapia zillii
(Redbelly Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID28143
GroupFishes
GenusTilapia
Specieszillii
Common NameRedbelly Tilapia
StateCA
CountyLos Angeles
LocalityLos Amigos Golf Course, Downey, CA
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLos Angeles
HUC8 Number18070105
HUC10 NameLower Los Angeles River
HUC10 Number1807010504
HUC12 NameCompton Creek-Los Angeles River
HUC12 Number180701050402
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


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/24/2021].

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