Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31251
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyCollier
Localitycanal between Everglades and Desoto Blvd., 6th Ave. NE., Facaunion River drainage
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameBig Cypress Swamp
HUC8 Number03090204
HUC10 Number0309020404
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposal"sent to FAU, frozen"
VerifierJim Burch, Collier Co. Nat. Res. FL Mgmt.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected6
Size4-15 cm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/2/2021].

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