Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31360
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyCollier
Localitycanal along Everglades Blvd @5 mi N of Alligator Alley off east end of 6th Ave - east side of Naples in Golden Gate Estates Development
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Cypress Swamp
HUC8 Number03090204
HUC10 NameUnion Canal
HUC10 Number0309020404
HUC12 NameUpper Union Canal
HUC12 Number030902040402
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month4
Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Commentsweedy. Number of other tilapia seen but not collected.
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalETOH/NFRC-G
Museum Cat NumberNFRC-G
VerifierWalter Courtenay FL Atlantic Univ, Boca Raton, FL
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2021].

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