Specimen Information

Oreochromis mossambicus
Oreochromis mossambicus
(Mozambique Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID29266
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesmossambicus
Common NameMozambique Tilapia
StateCA
CountyImperial-Riverside
LocalityPalo Verde Valley, irrigation systems
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameImperial Reservoir
HUC8 Number15030104
Map
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Collection Year1984
Year AccuracyPublication Year
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:263
Author:Hoover, F.G., and J.A. St. Amant
Date:1970
Title:Establishment of Tilapia mossambica (Peters) in Bard Valley, Imperial County, California.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:56
Issue:1
Pages:70-71
Reference 3
Ref. Number:217
Author:Moyle, P.B.
Date:1976
Title:Inland fishes of California.
Publisher:University of California Press Berkeley, CA.
Pages:405 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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