Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID282231
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyLee
LocalitySan Carlos Bay at Eastern end of Sanibel Causeway Blvd
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Cypress Swamp
HUC8 Number03090204
HUC10 NameEstero Bay Frontal
HUC10 Number0309020401
HUC12 NameHendry Creek-Cow Creek Frontal
HUC12 Number030902040102
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24406
Author:Idelberger, C.
Date:2011
Title:dataset for paper "Distribution and abundance of introduced fishes in Florida's Charlotte Harbor estuary".
Reference 2
Ref. Number:24381
Author:Idelberger, C.F., C.J. Stafford, and S.E. Erickson
Date:2011
Title:Distribution and abundance of introduced fishes in Florida’s Charlotte Harbor estuary.
Journal:Gulf and Caribbean Research
Volume:23
Pages:13-22
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineBrackish-Marine
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/30/2023].

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