Specimen Information

Oreochromis mossambicus
Oreochromis mossambicus
(Mozambique Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID29437
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesmossambicus
Common NameMozambique Tilapia
StateCA
CountyTulare
LocalityLake Success
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Tule
HUC8 Number18030006
HUC10 NameUpper Tule River
HUC10 Number1803000607
HUC12 NameLake Success-Tule River
HUC12 Number180300060702
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month9
Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:510
Author:Heyne, T., B. Tribbey, M. Brooks, and J. Smith
Date:1991
Title:First record of Mozambique tilapia in the San Joaquin Valley, California.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:77
Issue:1
Pages:53-54
Record TypeLiterature
Disposal95% ethanol
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size120 mm TL


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