Specimen Information

Oreochromis mossambicus
Oreochromis mossambicus
(Mozambique Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID29262
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesmossambicus
Common NameMozambique Tilapia
StateCA
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameCalifornia Region
HUC8 Number18000000
Map
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Collection Year1981
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol | released bait
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:267
Author:Grabowski, S.J., S.D. Hiebert, and D.M. Lieberman.
Date:1984
Title:Potential for introduction of three species of nonnative fishes into central Arizona via the Central Arizona Project - A literature review and analysis. REC-ERC-84-7.
Publisher:US Dept of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:274
Author:Shapovalov, L., A.J. Cordone, and W.A. Dill
Date:1981
Title:A list of freshwater and anadromous fishes of California.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:67
Issue:1
Pages:4-38
CommentsResult of authorized introduction for aquatic weed and mosquito control, along with unauthorized introductions (an possibly bait bucket transfer) and natural movements. found in southern portion of the state
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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