Specimen Information

Tilapia zillii
Tilapia zillii
(Redbelly Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID29248
GroupFishes
GenusTilapia
Specieszillii
Common NameRedbelly Tilapia
StateCA
CountyOrange
LocalityOrange County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameSouthern California Coastal
HUC8 Number18070000
Map
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Collection Year1976
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:217
Author:Moyle, P.B.
Date:1976
Title:Inland fishes of California.
Publisher:University of California Press Berkeley, CA.
Pages:405 pp
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 TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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