Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID30322
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateCO
CountyConejos
LocalityWeisbart Hog Farm, pond 1, fish tank catchment
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameAlamosa-Trinchera
HUC8 Number13010002
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month11
Collection Year1983
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked
Statusestablished
CommentsOriginally labeled as unidentified tilapia; publication #679 lists both aureus and mossambicus, both species were probably present in this location
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalUNM?
Museum Cat NumberLDZ-51
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected32


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/6/2020].

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