Specimen Information

Sarotherodon melanotheron
Sarotherodon melanotheron
(Blackchin Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31397
GroupFishes
GenusSarotherodon
Speciesmelanotheron
Common NameBlackchin Tilapia
StateFL
CountyBrevard
Localitycanal on S. Patrick Dr. at entrance to Patrick AFB golf course, Satellite Beach
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCape Canaveral
HUC8 Number03080202
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month8
Collection Year1987
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | stocked illegally
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18857
Author:Florida Museum of Natural History
Date:2009
Title:Ichthyology Collection database.
Publisher:University of Florida
Reference 2
Ref. Number:24485
Author:Florida Museum of Natural History.
Date:2012
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
CommentsTilapia quite abundant.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUF 93559
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected18
Number Preserved18


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2021].

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