Specimen Information

Oreochromis mossambicus
Oreochromis mossambicus
(Mozambique Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID283615
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesmossambicus
Common NameMozambique Tilapia
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityComfort Canal NW 29 Ave next to bridge that crosses canal
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameNorth Biscayne Bay
HUC10 Number0309020614
HUC12 NameMiami River
HUC12 Number030902061405
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month7
Collection Year1978
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14797
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr.
Date:1980
Title:Survey of introduced non-native fishes in Florida: 1978-1979. Phase II Report.
Publisher:Submitted to National Fishery Reserch Laboratory, USFWS, Gainesville, FL.
CommentsFormer collection lot listed as FAU 78-20.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size124.6-141.9 mm SL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/26/2021].

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