Specimen Information

Tilapia zillii
Tilapia zillii
(Redbelly Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID28786
GroupFishes
GenusTilapia
Specieszillii
Common NameRedbelly Tilapia
StateCA
CountyImperial
Localityditches near Calexico
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSalton Sea
HUC8 Number18100204
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year1972
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1171
Author:Hauser, W.J.
Date:1975
Title:An unusually fast growth rate for Tilapia zillii.
Journal:California Department of Fish and Game
Volume:61
Issue:1
Pages:54-56
Commentsfirst introduction in the state
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/29/2020].

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