Specimen Information

Sarotherodon melanotheron
Sarotherodon melanotheron
(Blackchin Tilapia)

Specimen ID31269
Common NameBlackchin Tilapia
LocalityBanana River, approx. 400 yards off E shore 1 mile N of power line on east shore, above SR 528 (Bennett Causeway), Cape Canaveral
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCape Canaveral
HUC8 Number3080202
Collection Day22
Collection Month10
Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | stocked illegally
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18857
Title:Florida Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:Florida Museum of Natural History.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:24485
Author:Florida Museum of Natural History.
Title:Specimen records of blackchin tilapia (Sarotherodon melanotheron) in the UF collection. Provided by Rob Robins on 22 March 2012.
Publisher:Florida Museum of Natural History
CommentsVegetation: algae (drift), manatee grass, shoal grass.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUF 91810
VerifierDawn Jennings
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size135.8-138 mm SL
No Preserved2

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2017]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2017].

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