Specimen Information

Tilapia zillii
Tilapia zillii
(Redbelly Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID29268
GroupFishes
GenusTilapia
Specieszillii
Common NameRedbelly Tilapia
StateCA
CountyOrange
LocalityHuntington Beach
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSeal Beach
HUC8 Number18070201
Map
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Collection Year1977
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusfailed
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:276
Author:Knaggs.
Date:1977
Title:IN L. Shapovalov, A.J Cordone, and W.A. Dill. A list of freshwater and anadromous fishes of California.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:67
Issue:1
Pages:4-38
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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