Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31359
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyPolk
LocalityMulberry, rock pits
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameAlafia
HUC8 Number03100204
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month7
Collection Year1987
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
CommentsGlover phoned lab for identification of specimens. Reproduction noted July 1987.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalprivate pond at Glover's
VerifierUSFWS NFRC-Gainesville
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected13


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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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