Specimen Information

Sarotherodon melanotheron
Sarotherodon melanotheron
(Blackchin Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31270
GroupFishes
GenusSarotherodon
Speciesmelanotheron
Common NameBlackchin Tilapia
StateFL
CountyBrevard
Locality1805 S. Banana Drive, canal behind house
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCape Canaveral
HUC8 Number03080202
HUC10 NameBanana River-Newfound Harbor Frontal
HUC10 Number0308020202
HUC12 NameSouth Banana River
HUC12 Number030802020203
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month12
Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | stocked illegally
Statusestablished
CommentsSaw 1 dead adult (12.7 cm) and 6 dead YOY (3.8 cm) blackchins.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/2/2020].

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