Specimen Information

Tilapia mariae
Tilapia mariae
(Spotted Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID283616
GroupFishes
GenusTilapia
Speciesmariae
Common NameSpotted Tilapia
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityBlue Lagoon Lake, on Tamiami Canal, south of airport at end of NW 47th Ave
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameTamiami Canal
HUC10 Number0309020615
HUC12 NameTamiami Canal
HUC12 Number030902061500
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month7
Collection Year1978
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | escaped captivity aquaculture
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.
CommentsCollection lot listed as FAU 78-20.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size17-23 mm SL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/23/2021].

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